PA 582 Final Exam Keller
PA 582 Final Exam Public Policy Formulation Implementation Keller
(TCO A) Government in general, and public administration in particular, have changed fairly drastically over the past few decades. Explain some of the factors and trends that are transforming these areas. (Points : 30)
Within the last decade, new rules and regulations were executed. Many of these rules and regulations are still in place, but most of them have had additional policies applied to it or some of them were removed. In Social Security Administration, for example….
(TCO B) Efficiency should be one of the goals of an effective public policy. Under the traditional managerial approach to public administration, that goal is consistent with the rational-comprehensive model of decision making. Please define, or otherwise explain, the rational-comprehensive model of decision making and detail how a governmental entity might be organized to effectively use that model. (Points : 30)
The rational-comprehensive approach to decision-making is used by the traditional management approach, which is dependent on bureaucratic organization for the promotion of rationality. In particular…
(TCO B) Equity should be one of the goals of an effective public policy. Explain how the adjudication model of decision making in public administration may help to achieve this goal. Also, mention at least one issue that may exist with the use of the adjudication model. (Points : 30)
The adjudication model of decision making achieves equity in that it ensures that both parties are heard and that both parties are allowed to provide evidence to prove their cases. In addition, a third party…
(TCO C) Legislatures, whether the Congress of the United States or at a state level, often pass legislation that is vague. Hence, the policy mandates given to public administrators via the...