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Test Bank (Downloadable files) For Politics of the Administrative Process 7th Edition By F. Kettl

Table Of Content

Figures, Tables, and Boxes
Preface
Abbreviations and Acronyms
About the Author
1. Accountability

Historical Roots

The Meaning of Accountability

Governmental Power and Administrative Ethics

The Public Service

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

PART I: THE JOB OF GOVERNMENT
2. What Government Does—And How It Does It

The Size of Government

What Government Does

How Government Does It

Implications for Public Administration

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

3. What Is Public Administration?

The Meaning of Public Administration

The Study of Public Administration

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

PART II: ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT’S STRUCTURE
4. Organizational Theory

The Structural Approach to Large Organizations

Systems Theory

Challenges to the Traditional Theories

The Humanist Challenge

The Pluralist Challenge

Formal Models of Bureaucracy

The Challenge of Interwoven Government

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

5. The Executive Branch

Executive Branch Components

Leadership of the Executive Branch

E-government

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

6. Organization Problems

The Search for Effective Organization

Reorganization

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

7. Administrative Reform

Reform in America

Conflicting Theories

All the World’s a Stage

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

PART III: PEOPLE IN GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS
8. The Civil Service

Fundamental Elements of the Civil Service System

Employee Rights and Obligations

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

9. Human Capital

The Human Capital Challenge

New Flexibility for the Personnel System

Leadership in the Public Service

Senior Executive Leadership

The Problem of Top-Level Leadership

The Changing Workforce

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

PART IV: MAKING AND IMPLEMENTING GOVERNMENT DECISIONS
10. Decision Making: Rationality and Risk

Basic Problems

Rational Decision Making

Public Choice

Bargaining

Participative Decision Making

Limits on Decision Making

Managing Risk

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

11. Budgeting

The Budget’s Twin Roles

Budget Preparation

Appropriation by the Legislature

Budget Execution

Budgeting for State and Local Governments

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

12. Implementation and Performance

Judging Program Success and Failure

Problems of Performance

Interweaving through Federalism

Interweaving through Contracting

Performance Management

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

PART V: ADMINISTRATION IN A DEMOCRACY
13. Regulation and the Courts

Regulation as a Foundation for Government’s Work

The Job of Regulation

Regulatory Procedure

The Courts’ Regulation of the Regulators

Regulation of the Regulators

Conclusion

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites

14. Accountability and Politics

The Separation of Powers

Committee Oversight of Administration

The Government Accountability Office

An Assessment of Legislative Control

How Does Accountability Work?

Big Questions

Conclusion: Ethics and the Public Service

Key Concepts

For Further Reading

Suggested Websites
Notes
Glossary of Key Concepts
Index