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    The Civil Service System

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    in the United States. Boasting over 1.8 millions employees one can imagine that managing such a vast number of employees would take a system nearly as complex as the government itself. The civil service system was created to do exactly that. The purpose of this paper is to explore the origin, history, and evolution of this system and its relevance today. The civil service system is often referred to a personnel administration or, a better-known term; human resources. Merriam –Webster’s dictionary defines personnel administration as the phase of management concerned with the engagement and effective utilization of manpower to obtain optimum efficiency of human resources. What we know as…

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    created by the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 (Scottish Legal Aid Board, 2016). The actions of SLAB are consistent and stable but the Scottish government decides the aims of legal aid policy and the Scottish Parliament can implement legislative changes to the policy (Edinburgh & Scottish Legal Aid Board, 2016). The Scottish Legal Aid Board regulates the distribution of financial aid for those who are engaged or need to engage in legal proceedings but have financial constraints. This includes the…

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    Japan Business Culture

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    Japan is generally thought of as a nation with deep cultural values that are embedded in its business culture as well. Hard work with an emphasis on quality has always been a key feature in Japanese businesses that drove economic growth in the late twentieth century. With an economy once projected to take over the United States as the largest economy in the world, the perception of business in Japan has always been positive. According to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index…

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    complexities. Neither Healy, the board, nor the DOC was in agreeance throughout this case. According to the case, “The board and Healy would end up on a collision course.” Which in fact did occur between both the board and the DOC on numerous occasions, for example, “Dr. Healy firing two of our top people in disaster services is just too much.” “Several board members and veteran administrators thought that she should have suspended the employees with pay.” The continuous disagreements between…

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    The size of civil servants in Indonesia was growing up since the end of New Order Era and in 1980 increased more than 2 million. As per 2013 data, the number of civil servants are approximately 4,36 million or 1.76% of the population, comprises 890,521 in the central and 3,472,284 in the local (Tjiptoherijanto, 2012; BKN, 2013; KEMENPANRB, 2014). Nevertheless, the ratio of Indonesian civil servant consider proper compare to the other ASEAN countries (Tjiptoherijanto,…

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    eradicate bribery as a national cause and to emerge a clean government and good governance (Pyidaungsu Hlutaw, 2013). The Anti-Corruption Commission is the agency enforcing the Law. The emergence of the Law and the implementing agency were seen as an important step in the fight against corruption, but the effectiveness in their application remains to be proved. If the Commission had been established as an independent body, it would have been more powerful in investigating and prosecuting the…

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    Comparative Analysis After summarizing the two articles, it is understood that Ingraham (2006) supports the idea of change in civil service reform, but wants merit to be an important aspect and oppose the idea of “at-will” employment. On the other hand, Condrey and Battaglio (2007) are in favor of “at- will” employment and changes and expansion of the civil service reform. There seem to be some similarities between the two arguments. However, there is a difference in opinions for both the…

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    be given to me; rather, I know that my success is based upon the work that I put into it. However, they also emphasized family over work. Work is important to contribute to society, however, family comes first. Money and items are meaningless; family is what brings meaning to life. Though I did not meet him until later in my life, my husband is an important person who has had a major role in shaping my leadership point of view. He is one of the most kind, caring, and selfless person that I…

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    the citizen and the state Trust between citizen and state is essential for civic engagement and for the effective delivery of public services. government needs to work to build trust in the political process, in the civil service, and the services it will deliver. Digital gives government the tools it needs to do this, and this will be central pillar of this digital strategy. Citizens are our users, and we want to build services that put users first. In some cases, this will entail…

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    in the modern public service management and it is no way to go. What matters most is the relationship between the levels of operation as their common denominator is to serve the public’s interests through policies and programs. A balancing or neutral point should be found and maintained by both in discharging public duties. During the development of the Wilsonian Theory of Dichotomy, it is as if on the high ways and buildings of the United States of America they were bill boards carrying the…

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