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    Woodrow Wilson's Dichotomy

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    Woodrow Wilson, was a revolutionary thinker for his time, especially when he suggested that there should be a dichotomy between the field of public administration and politics (Wilson, 10). Wilson also believed that the field of public administration held a higher role in society than most people gave it credit for, because of the way that its principles tied into the way politics progressed, not only was it cohesive with political life but it was also within it’s own separate sphere. (Wilson, 10). Wilson said that public administration should be ran as a business (Wilson, 10). Due to these definitions and parameters set fourth by Wilson we begin to see public administration in it’s own sphere of political life instead of something that…

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    I will talk about Woodrow Wilsons’ theory of dichotomy of politics and public administration some of the strengths and weaknesses associated with the theory and apply it to the Columbia accident where politics played a major role. Woodrow Wilson theory of the separation of politics and public administration is a necessary part of public administration to stick to task of enforcing public policy and operate efficiently. The dichotomy of an agency is a necessary to allow it to run properly without…

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    problems. With the complexity of administration becoming ever more prevalent, these reforms needed to take new approaches to succeed. Two such movements came in the forms of the New Public Administration and the New Public Service. Each reform theory was established during times when administration was needing to change. They both were influenced by some of the best public administration scholars of their times. In this memo, I will discuss their origins, approaches to management and approaches…

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    Public Service is the selfless act of an individual to commit their efforts to serving their communities in such a way that will make their communities better off regardless of the conditions prior to their contributions. Given the hullaballoo surrounding our current political landscape after this past presidential election, there is an increasing urgency for public servants to do their jobs with integrity. Several hate crimes have been motivated by the rhetoric that has been permeated through…

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    Administration Discretion Public administration in itself is a structure. A structure of many different administrative organizations working to carry out the orders/laws of the government. As with many structures, elements of it have to work or fit a certain way for it to be stable or function properly. There is also a structural plan (laws/rules) that must be followed in order for the structure to be safe and effective (run smoothly). On the other hand, although most structures can usually…

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    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 same time reducing…

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    Pa501 Final Exam Questions

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    specific examples from the literature in support. Submit your answers via a word document through the drop box. 1. How would you define public administration? Use two articles from week 1 to support your answer. (10pts) Lewis writes “…public interest is a process – an exploration – rather than immutable or even identifiable conclusion” (Lewis, 2006). I would define public administration as a complex set of interrelated concepts, it requires judgment and common sense and transference of…

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    For years, two of the greatest ideologies of American government have constantly intersected with each other. The separation of powers formed the foundation of the American Constitution. While the politics/administration dichotomy was the instrument that scholars used to solve the complex issues created by the law of the land. Laurence J. O 'Toole, Jr. (1987) is his article, Doctrines and Developments: Separation of Powers, the Politics-Administration Dichotomy, and the Rise of the…

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    explain the importance of the role of public service workers when delivering government services to the public. The involvement of public administration in difficulties that are currently affecting the undeserved and have made the government to take responsibilities on public safety, health and security. Lipsky believed that government workers play a significant role in our society by making discretionary judgements that evaluate the welfare of individuals. The conflict that street-level…

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    The old public administration takes its roots from Woodrow Wilson (1941), who advised to look at the administration separate from the politics. He started to explore the field of public administration and suggested the ways of its further development as a professional field. Woodrow Wilson (1941) began looking at the government from the business perspective, supporting the idea of a strong executive who makes firm decisions in the policy implementation. He also advocated for the professional…

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