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Question 106

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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The police-public interface is punctuated with distrust and fear. Suggest how the police can reform its image in the eyes of the public. (10 Marks)

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The Police-Public Interface

As noted by the National Police Commission, “the present organization of the police, based on the Police Act of 1861, is not suited for the current times because authoritarian police of the imperial regime cannot function well in a democratic country.

National Police Commission

National Police Commission

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Question 107

Evolution of the Discipline and Its Present Status
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Appeared in Year: 2018

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“Political and administrative systems have reciprocal relationship. ” Discuss.

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Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson, talks about Politics- Administration Dichotomy and Rejection era of the concept of the politics-administration dichotomy talks about reciprocal relationship b/w Political and administrative systems.

Reciprocal Relationship between Politics and Administration

Politics and Administration

Politics and Administration

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Question 108

Impact of Liberalization on Administration in Developing Countries
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“Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization have transformed the nature of development administration. ” Discuss (20 Marks)

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Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization

LPG emerged during 1980s and its impact can be seen in development Administration in both developing and developed countries such as creation of Autonomous Agencies with business-like approach so that there can be efficiency and performance, Good governance, New Public Governance etc.

“Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization have Transformed the Nature of Development Administration”

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Question 109

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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“New Public Service approach is an improvement over its predecessor, New Public Management. ” Discuss. (Introduction)

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New Public Service and New Public Management

  • NPM focuses on adopting private sector managerial techniques to improve the functioning of PSEs.
  • It focuses on ensuring economy and efficiency in functioning of government.
  • New Public Service approach, on the other hand, deal with serving role of the Government.
  • Is NPS an improvement over NPM?
7 Principle of NPS

7 Principle of NPS

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Question 110

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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The National Policy on Disaster Management envisages a paradigm shift from hitherto reactive post-disaster relief centric regime to more pro-active and enabling environment. Examine the responses of State Governments in this regards. (20 Marks)

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National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM)

  • National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM) Disaster Management Act, 2005 has been prepared in tune with and in pursuance of the .
  • National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM) provides the framework/roadmap for handling disasters in a holistic manner.

Reasons for Failure of Disaster Management Earlier

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Question 111

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“There can be no performance auditing without performance budgeting “. (15 Marks)

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Performance Auditing and Performance Budgeting

  • Budgeting and auditing are the two important processes of financial administration. Budgeting indicates pre-budget decision making i. e. formulation and Auditing indicates post-budget decision making.
  • Performance budgeting was based on Taylorian principle and Classical Theory which was recommended by the

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Question 112

Theories of Leadership: Traditional and Modern
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“Leaders do the right things; managers do them rightfully” – (Warren Bennis). Is this distinction by him valid? Explain (10 Marks)

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Leadership 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 organization.
Organisation success

Organisation Success

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  • In modern era, due to dominance of Service sector, as Lower level needs

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