Public Administration Mains 2017 : Solved Paper Question Paper-1 (Question-8)
Q8( a) “Various components of Human Resource
Management are inter-related .” Discuss (20) (Personnel Administration)
Human resource management (HRM or HR) is the of Human Resources. Human resource
management is about recruiting, hiring and managing employees. Some of the
components of human resource management system are Payroll, Time Management,
Benefits, Recruitment, Training, and HR Administration.
The Payroll helps to prepare to deposit the remuneration amount into the
Time Management helps to prepare details such as work hours of the employee for
a particular month.
The Social Benefits helps to keep track of insurance, compensation, and
retirement benefits of the employee.
The Recruitment is used to select the right candidate for the various posts in
the organization. Recruitment and retention may seem like a given for HR
management systems, it is the anchor of all HR's policies and systems.
Almost all employees , require some level of training because each organization
runs things in a different way. After finalization of recruitment with the help
of HR administration, the training process begins.
HR Administration prepares HR related documents. They explain company policies
and procedures to employees.
b) “Administrative ethics includes the code of conduct
of civil servants, but goes beyond it as well.” Discuss (15) (Personnel
Administrative Ethics denote the professional code of morality in civil
services. Code consists of traditions, precedents and standards which have to be
kept up by the civil servants. It constitute the moral fiber of civil servants.
It regulate the conduct and behaviour of different categories of civil servants.
In the context of the growing size and role of administration and its impact on
the society, the civil servants are expected to set-up high moral standards not
only for themselves but also for the community at large.
In the words of GlanStahl ‘Problem of ethical conduct of public official arises
by virtue of the power and influence that he commands and the commitment that he
undertakes of loyal and disinterested service to the public’
India has not developed any ethical code for public administrators, here we have
, the government servant conduct rules. It lay down what constitutes misconduct
for the public servant. Such misconduct, which is not permitted, is also
unethical conduct. Keeping in view the growing role of administration in
preserving and promoting public interest, the issue of administrative ethics by
the civil servants has gained vast significance.
c) “Off all the processes involved in public policy,
implementation is of greatest importance.”Examine the impediments in policy
implementation (15) (Public Policy)
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