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    One of the most interesting topics in today’s world is the one of the differences and similarities between the public and private sectors. Although much of the public sector tend to focus in the incompatibility of beliefs and incentives there has also been a great number of actors that have been able to transit both worlds with success. In the last decades, the idea has been to focus on the similarities between the two worlds and create a new vision of leadership and management for both. For example, we have the New Public Management (NPM) movement (Barzelay 2001; Osborne and Gaebler 1992) that tries to align business concepts such as customer service and total quality management with public-choice theory, to create a framework that private…

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    Nature Of Public Administration Mariana Martinez West Chester University In the world today, many ideas and beliefs have caused Public Administration to evolve into a creature of many dimensions. The upbringing of Public Administration with field pioneers such as, Woodrow Wilson and many other noted administrators during their time, centered their knowledge on what we refer to as the Old Public Administration. The visionaries like Wilson, believed that hierarchical organizations and goal…

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    between public and private forms of administration and these differences seem to outweigh the similarities (Harris, 1990: 4). This short essay question aims to depict that there is a difference between private and public management. The similarities and differences between the public and private sectors have always been habitually debated. For Boyne (2002), the main conservative distinction between public and private organizations would be their proprietorship. This is depicted through private…

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    Accordingly, the researcher further emphasized on the fact that a new management model in organizations could be adopted, whether public or private. The criticism of the bureaucracy and the rise of the superiority of private management systems in relation to public administration, materialized on a set of fundamental principles: decentralization, deregulation and delegation. 1. Decentralization as a fundamental principle for organizations can acquire creativity and innovation, implying at the…

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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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    Management of public institutions entails the process of understanding the critical interaction that takes place between the three distinct dimensions of management, which are the organization’s structure, culture and craft. Indeed, to manage in three dimensions is to ensure that each manager in a public entity understands the existing administrative structures and processes. These are structures and processes that have the capacity of offering a legal and logical environments that one is…

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    The public sector has many responsibilities when it comes emergency management. In an effort to understand how law enforcement, fire department, and other public safety officials can strengthen emergency management, each phase must be discussed. Mitigation is defined as the effort to reduce loss of lives, property, and decrease the effect of a disaster. During this phase the public sector faces the challenges of mainly providing increased public safety. For instance, conducting a threat analysis…

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    Introduction An essential component of any Public Relations campaign is a high-level strategy involving an organisation 's publics. Grunig (2013) defines Public Relations and Communication management as fundamental to achievement of organisational goals. Communication is used within strategy in the Waterview Connection Development (WCD) to show where the organisation wants to be in the court of public opinion prior to and during the major road project. Underway in west Auckland, the WCD…

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    The concept of strategic management can and should be applied to every type of organization to ensure success. Leadership in today’s technology driven world, must adapt and find ways to apply the principles of strategic management and leadership to remain competitive, innovative, and ensure the growth of their organization. The key to accomplishing this is learning how best to communicate to both the internal and external stakeholders of the organization. This requires a keen awareness of…

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    Personal leadership / management style analysis During my first few weeks in the field experience course, I have noticed the complexity of leadership and management that is involved in the work field. Both, a leader and a manager are very important people in an organization. According to Collins (2001), managers and leaders “exist in different forms, roles and responsibilities”; as a result, Five Level Hierarchy exists, where level one has highly capable individuals, two is contributing team…

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