PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Organisations- Theories-systems, contingency Question  ‘The essence, of the contingency theory paradigm is that organizational effectiveness results from fitting characteristics of the organization, such as its structure, to contingencies that reflect the situation of the organization.’ In the light of your discussion on above, also show where and how this ‘fitting’ differs from ‘coping’ with ‘stress’ from …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Organisations – Theories-systems, contingency Question ‘The essence, of the contingency theory paradigm is that organizational effectiveness results from fitting characteristics of the organization, such as its structure, to contingencies that reflect the situation of the organization.’ Give your reason for the statement.[CSM 2012/250 Words] Next Topic Organisations- Theories-systems, contingency

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Administrative Behaviour:  Theories of Leadership – Traditional and Modern. Question  ‘Leaders do the right things, manager do them rightly.’[Bennis]. Comment.  [200 Words/CSM2008] Next Topic Administrative Behaviour:  Theories of Leadership – Traditional and Modern.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Administrative Behaviour:  Motivation Theories – content, process and contemporary Question “Inspite of the criticism on two-factor theory it is unquestionable that herzberg’s contribution to work motivation is substantial.” Comment. [200 Words] Next Topic Administrative Behaviour:  Theories of Leadership – Traditional and Modern.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic:  Administrative Behaviour:  Motivation Theories – content, process and contemporary Question ‘Man’s motives… in different subparts of the same organization may be different’[Edgas Schein]. Discuss. [150 Words/CSM2012] Next Topic Administrative Behaviour:  Motivation Theories – content, process and contemporary  

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Administrative Behaviour – MORALE Question “Non-financial incentives are the psychic rewards or the rewards of enhanced position that can be secured in the work organization”[Dubin]. Elucidate. [200 Words] Next Topic:  Administrative Behaviour – MORALE

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Administrative Behaviour – Communication Question What is knowledge management in an organization. How is communication crucial for proper knowledge management in an organization? (200 words) Next Topic:  Administrative Behaviour – Communication

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Process and techniques of decision-making Question “Creativity allows the decision maker to more fully appraise and understand the problem, including seeing problems others can’t see”. Elucidate.[200 Words] Next Topic: Process and techniques of decision-making  

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Multiple thinkers & latest trends of UPSC Question  “The design of the physical structure, the anatomy of the organization came first, and was indeed the principal consideration.” “An organization is a system of interrelated social behaviors of participants” Analyse these statements and evaluate the contributions of the respective approaches to administration theory. [CSM 2013/300-350 Words] …