(Paper) CSE Mains Public Administration Paper Year (2005)

UPSC: Paper IAS Prelim - 2005

Time Allowed: Three Hours Maximum Marks: 300

Candidates should attempt all questions strictly in accordance with the instructions given under each questions. The number of marks carried by each question is indicated at the end of the question.

1. Answer any three of the following questions is not more than 200 words each: 20x3=60
(a) "Public and Private Administrations are two species of the same genus, but they also have special values and techniques of their own." Comment.
(b) "Taylor's scientific management ignored social and psychological factors." Comment.
(c) "The distinction between line and staff is relative rather than absolute." Discuss.
(d) "Delegated legislation is a necessary evil." Examine.

2. Analyze McGregor's Theory X and Theory Y. Do you agree with the view that with every passing year, McGregor's message has become more relevant and more important ?Substantiate your answer. 60

3. What is meant by morale? There is a belief that "morale and productivity go hand in hand and higher the morale, higher the productivity." Do you agree? Substantiate. 60

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