Weekly Mains Exam 2016 Answer Writing Challenge- Public
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make your exam preparation more result oriented. For this exam (UPSC Civil
Services), just ‘reading’ is not enough. The most advantageous part of this
writing exercise is to make your answer visible to everyone, someone may correct
you if they find a mistake in your answer plus it must be also supported by our
experts , you may see others answers also. It is free and definitely will
improve your writing ability and marks in your final examination. Here all
topics from syllabus will be covered.
Public Administration- Paper I "Syllabus Topic – Administrative Thought
Classical organization theory represents the merger of
scientific management, bureaucratic theory, and administrative theory.The word
refers to heavy reliance on hierarchy as primary instrument for coordination and
control . The classical theory of organization was propounded by set of thinkers
who emphasized the structure and basic management of organization as the main
aspect of administration.
Scientific management in the classical mould as developed by Taylor and his
followers was narrowly conceived as it focussed on efficiency at the operative
Henri Fayol believed that there was a single ‘administrative science’ whose
principles were applicable not only to business but also to government,
religious and other organizations.
March and Simon have characterized this body of knowledge as ‘administrative
management theory’ and its proponents as the ‘developmentalists’.
Classical management theory was rigid and mechanistic, its
major deficiency was that it attempted to explain peoples' motivation to work
strictly as a function of economic reward. To conclude, classical theory strive
to orient administration as science by postulating the universal principles of
Indian Administration- Paper II "Syllabus Topic –Significant
Issues in Indian Administration : Citizen-administration interface"
- Q2. In what way social audit help in
strengthening democracy and public service delivery. Illustrate your answer.
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