1. The reach of public administration is considered too broad by some people. Can you identify administrative functions and programs that you think deal with matters that should be left up to private groups? What distinguishes these activities from those you think are appropriately dealt with through public administration?
2. Are there areas of social or economic life that you believe require more governmental involvement through public administration? As you answer this question, please use Gulick’s approach to government.
3. Does the rise of the non-profit sector as an extension of the administrative state make the life of a public administrator easier or harder? What is your opinion? How would Michael J. Austin answer the question?
600 words, APA
- Fry, B. R., & Raadshelders, J. C. N. (2014). Mastering public administration: From Max Weber to Dwight Waldo. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press. [ISBN-13: 978-1452240046/ISBN-10: 1452240043]
- Rosenbloom, D. H., Kravchuk, R. S., & Clerkin, R. M. (2015). Public administration: Understanding management, politics, and law in the public sector (8th edition). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. [ISBN-13: 978-0073379159/ISBN-10: 0073379158]
- Michael J. Austin article – attached