PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Argument in Favour of Politic-Administration Dichotomy

In 1887, Woodrow Wilson a professor of political science and one time America President published an essay titled the study of administration. In the essay he advocated for a separate, independent and systematic study of public administration. He stated that why politics is concerned with policy making, administration is concerned with policy implementation. Hence in …

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Difference between Public and Private Administration

The major difference between public and private administration are as follows: OWNERSHIP: A business organization is owned by a limited number of persons called the shareholders while public organization is owned by the entire citizens of the state. Consequently, control over business and public organization is exercised by shareholders and government respectively by board of …

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Intergovernmental Relations in Local Government

Intergovernmental relations can be defined as the complex pattern of interactions, co-operation and inter-dependence between two or more levels of governments. Intergovernmental relations is widely associated and most popular with federal system like Nigeria, USA, Canada, and Australia. In modern unitary systems, there are patterns of interaction and interdependence between the central and local governments. …

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Difference & Similarities between Public Administration & Business Administration

Difference between Public Administration and Business Administration. Some scholars have highlighted the difference between public administration and business administration. The following outlined point differentiates public administration from business administration. Public administration is governed by public law while business administration is regulated by private, mercantile law. The objective of public administration is different from business administration; …

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Concept of Public Administration | Functions & Classifications

Public Administration as an academic field of study has multiplicity of definitions since different scholars have written on the concept. For instance, the early writers on Public Administration such as Woodrow Wilson, has adopted the politics-administration dichotomy approach and those who adopted politic-administration dichotomy approach insisted that policy-makers should not dabble into administration. Meanwhile, administrators …

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Major Administrative Problems in Developing Countries

Recruitment and promotion– Major administrative problem faced by developing countries is that of recruitment and promotion. Recruitment into the administrative class posses the most serious problem of all the other class of the civil service, whereas there are prescribed qualifications for entering into the professional class, there are no prescribed qualification into the administrative class. …

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Reasons why the Civil Service Operations are ineffective and inefficient

The operations of the civil service becomes ineffective and inefficient when there is politicization of the civil service, poor remuneration, lack of skilled manpower, corruption, poor human resource management, insufficient materials, use of obsolete materials, inadequate manpower training and inadequate supervision. Politicization of the civil service: The civil service in Nigeria is politicized, they are …

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