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Public Administration

(Total Marks 100)


  1. Public Administration -Its nature and scope, the role of Public Administration in a modern Welfare State.

  2. Major Schools of thought in Administration, Scientific Management Movement Human Relationalists; Behavioural School; Systemic theory.

  3. Bureaucracy,- Concept of Bureaucracy, Theories of Bureaucracy, Ecology of Bureaucracy; Bureaucracy of Pakistan as a Change Agent.

  4. Administrative Leadership,- Approaches to the study of Leadership, Forms of Leadership, Leadership qualities.

  5. Administrative Accountability,- Internal and External Controls; Executive Control, Legislative Control, Judicial Control, Ombudsman, Public Opinion and Pressure Groups; Problems of Administrative, Accountability in Pakistan.

  6. Planning, -Types of Plans, Planning Process; Principles of Planning, Planning Machinery; the system of planning and programming in Pakistan, Planning Machinery in Pakistan.

  7. Organization, -Types of Organization. Theories of Organization, Principle of Organization, The Organization of Federal and Provincial Governments in Pakistan, Public Corporations in Pakistan.

  8. Personnel Administration,-Nature and scope of Personnel Administration; Personnel Functions. Tools of Personnel Management, Salient Features of the system of Public Personnel Management in Pakistan.

  9. Controlling and Co-ordination - Forms of Controls, Control Mechanism, the process of Control, Principles of Controlling: Principles of Coordination; Machinery for Coordination; Problems of Coordination in Public Administration in Pakistan.

  10. Communication, Types of Communication, Communication Channels, Communication Process, Principles of Communication.

  11. Financial Administration, - Elements of Financial Administration. Performance and programmed Budgeting. Capital Budget, Principles of Budgeting, Auditing and Accounting.

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Suggested Readings


Title Author
A Handbook of Public Relations United Nations
An Introduction to the Public Administration E.N. Cladden
Administrative Behaviour Herbet, A. Simon
Bureaucracy: Modern Society Pebr, M. Blau
Human Relations Administration Robert Dubir
An Introduction to the Study of Public Administration L.D. White
Public Administration Simon, Smithuburg & Thompson
Public Administration Pfiffner and Presthus
Public Administration for a Welfare State Paul Abbleby
Public Administration; Theory and Practice Fesler, James W.
Pakistan in Search of Democracy 1947-77 Yusuf, Hamid
Pakistan: The Enigma of Political Development Ziring, Lawrence
Research on the Bureaucracy of Pakistan Braibanti, Ralph
The Human Side of Enterprize Douglas Mc Gregor
The Bureaucracy of Pakistan Charles F. Kennedy

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