Decision Making in the Workplace

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Essay #: 062904
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Decision Making in the Workplace
Public administration has as its goal to manage policy so government can function. Policies in this sense is an umbrella term for managing public programs, translating politics to citizens, making decisions, analyzing current policy and producing alternative policy. It is important to note public administration includes creating policy governing the behavior of public officials. This includes unelected public servants, police officers, budget analysts, Human Resource administrators, city and census managers and appointed cabinet members. Public administration governs all levels of government (De 
Graaf
, 2007).
Woodrow Wilson legislated public administration into law in 1880. Max Weber the father of the...
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.....government branches and government policies in a civilized society. The objective of public administration is to enhance society for the public good, but Public Choice Theory dispels such thought (De 
Graaf
, 2007).  
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public management and policy choice. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 9. Retrieved from http://www.questia.com/read/5001233524?title=Political%20Institutions%2c%20Public%20Management%2c%20and%20Policy%20Choice