2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

PG 356 - Public Administration


Examines the similarities and differences between public and private administrative organizations; the importance of the social, economic, cultural, and political environments within which federal government agencies operate; and the public policymaking processes in which federal administrative agencies are involved. Organization theories, personnel administration, decision-making theories, and budgeting are also discussed. The course focuses on all of these elements through discussion of case studies on the careers of prominent American public administrators and on significant events and issues in recent years in U.S. public administration. Spring Group I