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Default Revised Syllabus and Recommended Books of Public Adminstration


I. Public Administration: Concepts, Approaches and Context Definitions; Role and Scope of Public Administration in Society; Issues in Public Administration Theory and Practice – Democracy verses Bureaucracy, Politics versus Administration, Efficiency versus Equity; Core Values of Public Administration – Rule ofLaw, Efficiency, Equity and Fairness, Responsiveness; Traditional Public Administration; New Public Management; New Public Service; Governance Approach to Public Administration; Islamic Concept of Public Administration; Historical roots of Public administration in Pakistan.

II. Public Organization:
Classical and Contemporary Theories and Concepts Bureaucracy; Scientific Management; The Human Relations; Leadership, Motivation, Network; Governance; Strategic Management; Public Choice; Administrative Culture; Types of Organizational Structure; Organization of Federal, Provincial, and Local Government in Pakistan; Administrative Culture of Pakistan; Inter-governmental Relations at Federal and Provincial level in Pakistan.

III. Public Policy Planning, Implementation and Evaluation
Strategic Planning and Management; Planning Process; Policy Analysis; Policy Implementation; Program Evaluation; Planning Machinery; Role of Donors and International Institutions in Public Policy and Management; Policy making and implementation of Federal Government of Pakistan.

IV. Budgeting and Financial Management :-
The Budget as a Policy Tool; The Budget as a Managerial Tool; Principles of Budgeting, Auditing and Accounting in Government; The Line-Item Budget; The Performance Budget; Program Budgeting; Zero-Base Budgeting; Outcome-Based Budgeting. Planning and Budgeting in Pakistan.

V. Managing Human Resources
:-Spoil versus Merit System in Public Employment; Personnel versus Human Resources Management; Close versus Open System of Public Employment; Functions of Human Resources Management; Challenges of Adopting HRM in Public Sector.

VI. Administrative Law :
Meaning, Scope and Significance; Nature and Contents of Administrative Law, Administrative Ethics, Delegation of authority and Legislation, Administrative Tribunals;
Administrative Law- Pakistan.

VII. Public Management Skills :-
Communication; Decision Making, Conflict Management; Leading, Administrative Buffering; Managing Change; Managing Diversity; Stress Management; Delegation; Public Service Motivation; Creativity and Problem Solving; Issues of Public Management.

VIII. The Civil Service of Pakistan:-
Historical Background of Civil Service, The Structure of civil Service; History of Civil Service Reform; Management of Civil Service; Institutional and Cultural Context of Civil Service; Role of Civil Service in Good Governance, Gender and Civil Service.

IX. Organization of Provincial and Local Government
:- Governance Structure of Provincial Administration; Organization of Provincial Secretariat; Organization and Functions of Provincial Authorities and Agencies and their Relationship with Government Departments; Post-devolution Local Governance; Organization and Functions of District Government and Administration; Organization and Structure of City District Government; Issues and Challenges of Local Governance.

X. Governance and Administrative Reforms
:- Theories of Administrative Reforms; Types of Administrative Reforms, Privatization, Regulation, De-regulation, Decentralization, Business Re-engineering, Quality Assurance; Administrative Reform in Pakistan.

XI. Public Administration: Accountability & Control:-
Bureaucratic Responsiveness; Representative Bureaucracy; Citizens Engagement in Public Service; Accountability & Control, The Concept and Approaches to Public Accountability of Public Service; Institutional Framework for Administrative Accountability; Legislative, Executive and Judicial Control over Administration, Administrative Corruption; Role of Civil Society in Good Governance, Media, Interest Groups, Civil Society Organizations; The Situation in Pakistan.

XII. Public Administration and Development
:- Role of Public Administration in Development; Concept of Development Administration; Difference Between Development Administration and Development Management; Changing Role of Public Administration in Development, Issues and Challenges in Public Administration- The Pakistan Situation.


1. Public Administration---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Denhardt, R

2. Public Administration – Understanding Management, Politics and Law in the Public Sector------------David H. Rosenbloom

3. Public Administration--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Caiden, Gerald. E,

4. Public Administration for the Twenty-First Century------------------------------------------------------- Cooper et al,

5. Organization Theory for Public Administration------------------------------------------------------------ Harmon, Michael M. & Mayer. Richard T

6. Public Administration and Public Affairs-------------------------------------------------------------------- Nicholas Henry,

7. Classics of Public Administration--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Shafritz, J. and Hyde,

8. Public Administration Dictionary--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Candler, R. & Plano, J

9. Reinventing Government----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Osbourne, D. and Gaebler, I.

10. Bureaucracy, Basic Books---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Wilson, J. Q.,

11. Evolution of Pakistan’s Administration System----------------------------------------------------------Braibanti, Ralph

12. Human Development in South Asia: The Crises of Governance----------------------------------------- Khadija Mahbub-ul-Haque

13. Bureaucracy in Pakistan------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Kennedy, Charles H.,

14. Public Administration and Law------------------------------------------------------------------------------Beckett, Julia & Koenig Heidi O.

15. Public Administration: A Comparative Perspective-----------------------------------------------------------Heady, Ferrel

16. Public Administration and Public Management: The Principle Agent Perspective------------------------ Lane, Jan-Erik

17. Governance: South Asian Perspective-------------------------------------------------------------------- Hasnat Abdul Hye

18. Governance, Economic Policy and Reform in Pakistan-----------------------------------------------------Abdus Samad

19. Government and Administration in Pakistan--------------------------------------------------------------- Jameelur Rehman Khan

20. Public Administration: with special reference to Pakistan-------------------------------------------------- Sultan Khan

21. Public Administration in India--------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hoshiar Singh

22. Public Administration in Asia Vol. I & II-----------------------------------------------------------------------Kalyanaraman Srinivasan

23. Organizational Theory and the Public Sector------------------------------------------------------------------Christensen, T., Laegreid, P., Roness, P. and Rovik, K
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