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Question 83

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“Administrative ethics includes the code of conduct of civil servants, but goes beyond it as well.” Discuss (15 Marks)

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Administrative Ethics and Code of Conduct of Civil Servants

  • Objective of Code of Conduct is to regulate negative behavior of the employees whereas Administrative Ethics denote the professional code of morality in civil services. Administrative Ethics refers to taking a course of action in compliance with rules or code of conduct established for such…

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Question 84

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Communication represents the “Nerves of Government” (Karl Deutsch) . How can the communication system in the government be made more effective, responsive and motivational?

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Herbert Simon

  • Herbert Simon defined communication as any process whereby decisional premises are transmitted from one member of the organization to another member of the organization.
  • Chester Barnard viewed communication as a vital dynamic of the organizational behavior & believed that it as a major shaping force in the organization. He viewed org as…

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Question 85

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Accountability of regulatory bodies would address the problem of over-regulators and help make them truly facilitators. Analyze the present status of regulators and suggest measures to induce accountability in the mechanism. (10 Marks)

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Accountability of Regulatory Bodies

  • A regulatory body is a public authority which is accountable for exercising autonomous authority over some area of human activity in a regulatory or supervisory capacity.
  • India traditionally had many regulatory authorities such as RBI, UGC, MCI, etc. , to control health, education, financial & many other sectors. B…

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Question 86

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Leaders do the right things; managers do them rightly ″ - Warren Bennis. Is this distinction by him valid? Explain.

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Leadership Definition by Warren Bennis

  • Leaders not only focuses on setting goals but also leads in implementing it whereas Managers decides the Path to achieve the goal. Although there is a difference between two, both goes hand in hand on an organisation.
  • In modern era, due to dominance of Service sector, as Lower level needs of the people are fulfi…

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Question 87

Regulatory Authorities
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Appeared in Year: 2019

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“The advent of the regulatory regimes indicates the demise of the arbitrator state.” Comment. (15 Marks)

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Arbitrator State

  • Arbitrator state -means state is the sole Arbitrator of Justice to people.
  • It exercises control on business and all other area. In India, After Independence for the first 4 decades state was dominating arbitrator state it decided the interest of people. So, there was less need of regulations.
  • 1990s onwards emergence of regulatory body…

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Question 88

Impact of Liberalization on Administration in Developing Countries
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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Contractualism has become a favorite policy of the neoliberal forces, but not without its share of controversy. Argue. (10 Marks)

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Contractualism

  • Contractualism is the phenomenon coming out of contractual practices which started due to LPG practices.
  • It started with Public Choice Theory approach.
  • Today, most of the projects, services are contracted out.
  • Contractualism came into existence as contracting out include the potential for cost savings, increased accountability of service…

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