Public Administration: Administrative Theories and Concepts
By B. L. Fadia & Dr. Kuldeep Fadia
Publisher: Sahitya Bhawan
ISBN: 9788172885069, 8172885067
The text provides an up-to-date, authoritative and very readable introduction
to its subjects for students on courses of Public Administration and
The book gives due emphasis to the core areas of Public
Administration-Nature of Public Administration-Nature of Public Administration,
Administrative or Organisation Theory, Tools of Management, Public Personnel
Administration, Financial Administration and Comparative Public Administration.
Some of the Core Chapters of the book are : Philosophy,
Science and Art of Public Administration; Public-Private Partnership, Politics
and Public Administration; Comparative Public Administration; Development
Administration, New Public Administration; Publi Administration and Policy
Making; Public Choice Approach, NPM, State versus Market Debate, Ecology of
Public Administration, Administration Culture, Globalization, Liberalisation,
Privatisation and its impact on Public Administration. Organisation Theory;
Theories of Leadership Motivation; Zero-Base Budgeting, E-Governance, Good
Governance. Entrepreneural Government and New Dimensions in Public
The book has been primarily written in the background of the
administrative system of India, U.S.A and U.K. The book also highlights the
major recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission, Y.K. Alagh Committee,
Surendra Nath's Committee, Yugandhar Committee, Hota Committee and Second
Administrative Commission while discussing the issues and problems pertaining to
the public services in India.
The book has been written in a simple and lucid style. The
facts have been carefully collected and analysed so as to serve the needs of the
University students and also students appearing for Civil Services Examinations.
Factual, objective and analytical, the book is highly readable. At once
comprehensive and concise, it fulfills a lonf felt need for a handy but
authoritative study of theoretical aspects of Public Administration.
Written in jargon-free language in an easy and direct style,
this book will serve as a good guide to aspirants and entrants of the Civil
Services, to whom in the beginning government and administration appear for
formidable and inhibiting.