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    professional life I worked primarily in the private sector; consequently, I have very minimal professional experience in the public sector. While rummaging through various documents, searching for material required for the completion of this analysis, I recognized that there are overlapping and recurring themes which clearly point to who I am as a professional and, thus, the direction in which my professional life should proceed, public service. Therefore, my professional mission statement is, “To vigorously perform my responsibilities as a public administrator and to enhance the quality of public service by providing my clients with dedication, honesty and a commitment to make the best interest of all, my first priority.”…

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    Liability of Public Executives: Implications for Practice in Personnel Administration. Review of Public Personnel Administration 1, Fall. Bartley Hildreth, author of this article, holds a B.A. Political Science from University of Alabama, M.P.A. from Auburn University at Montgomery, and a Ph.D from University of Georgia. When this article was published in 1980, Hildreth had just completed his Ph.D. In this paper, I summarize the article and offer comments about selected aspects, identify any…

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    Brooklyn Park Case Study

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    subsequent interview of a city administrator in Brooklyn Park. It will address the role and challenges that an administrator whose practices are closely aligned with the New Public Service world view faces in discharging her duties to the public. In an attempt to answer the central question of how and in whose interest do public administrators serve as agential leaders, three tenets, key to a good public agency that administers in the interest of the public will be discussed. The role of public…

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    essay titled “the future of nonprofit management education,” Michael O’Neill predicts that nonprofit has come to stay (O’Neill, p. 170). Obviously, a number of indicators have long-established why the field will remain. First, the number of graduate and undergraduate degree programs and courses have increased. Second, the number of students enrolling in these programs is overwhelming, and third, the number of faculties dedicated exclusively or comparatively to nonprofit sector has continued to…

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    Masters Degree

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    Getting a Masters degree is an aspiration of many that opens up the doors to a higher level of knowledge and understanding; elevation of self worth; better employment opportunity; higher income potential; and more. It is a pillar that solidifies a person 's dedication, credibility and knowledge through his/her hard work. Thus one of the key issue in consideration for a Masters degree is choosing the appropriate field of study that will complement the social, professional and personal…

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    In Chapter Five: “Public Management: The Structural Dimension” (pp.137-190) of Public Management: A Three-Dimensional Approach, Laurence Lynn and Carolyn Hill (2009) have gone deep into the understanding of the structural dimension of public management. The most prominent topics in relation to the focus of the book that have been discussed in this chapter include the section of defining the concept of structure. There is also a topic on evolution of the structural perspective that focuses on the…

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    published in the Public Administration Review (PAR) titled “Professionalism in Public Administration: Problems, Perspectives, and the Role of ASPA. Since the founding of public administration is graduate programs there has since then been an ongoing debate over whether pubic administration is or is not a profession. The answer still remains uncertain. This article examines the situation with respect to the professionalism of public administration. There are arguments discussed in the article…

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    Bureaucracy Vs Bureaucracy

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    two and other values sets the framework of organizational theories of thought. There are five commonly known organizational theories such as the classical, humanist, neoclassical, systems, and new public management theory that all try to create a specific balance between these conflicts. Several of these organizational theories exemplify unique criteria for democracy and bureaucracy, however some are more appropriate and closely related to these values than others. Bureaucracy and democracy…

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    The government is trying to promote volunteering works to the young society. Public service is way to improve the environment we live in by doing activities such as helping out the poor, cleaning the streets, and teaching one another. Since it is said that college students have alot of freetime, it should be required for college students to do complete various various public services. The U.S. should make it required for college students to do community services due to the lack of activities…

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    Donald Savoie explores the bargain between public servants, ministers, and parliament as they make up the administrative and political parts of Canadian governance. To be more precise, Savoie examines the “territory” between permanent and elected officials in bureaucracy and democracy within Canada (2003, p. 3). In terms of his thesis, Savoie’s central thesis is “the traditional bargain between politicians and public servants is coming unglued, and the space that was once established to…

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