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                    Term-End Examination
                      December, 2006

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       MPA-011 srATE,soGlETY
             :
                      ADMINISTRATION

Time : 3 hours                            Maximum Morks: 700

Nofe :    Attempt  any fiue questions out of the following
          questions giuen in Secfions I and II, selecting at
          least two questions out of each section. Atl
          questions cqrry equctl marks.



                          SECTION I

1.   Define 'State' and discuss the Liberal, Marxist and
     Neo-liberalperspectives the study of the state.
                           to                            20

2-   "Gandhian perspective the theory of the State can
                         on                              be
     best reasonedon the basis of his model of polity called
     'Swaraj'."
                Discuss.                                     Z0

3-   Discuss the characteristics Weberian bureaucracyand
                               of
     bring out the role of bureaucracyin the contemporary
     context.                                             20


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4.   Discuss the concept of social participation and examine the
     applied aspects of social justice.                            20


5.   Write short notes in around 300, words on each of the
     following

     (a)   Fred Riggs' contribution to society - administration
                           '
           relationshiP                                            10

     (b), Conflict Management at the Macro-level :                 10
         ,




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                             SECTION II

6.   "The process of globalisationhas impacted on public
     administration changingthe role of the State, Market
                   by
     and Civil Society."Discuss.                                          20


7.   "The present bureaucratic paradigm is defined by New
     Public     Administration,     New        Public   Management,
     Organisational Humanism          and     New    Public Service."
     Discuss.                                                             20

                                  'Ethics'
8.   Explain the meaning of                  and bring out its context
     and significance for public administration.                          20


g.   What do you understand by Good Governance ? Throw
     light on Good Governance initiatives in the Indian context.          20


lO. Write short notes in around 300 words on each of the
     following :

     (a)    Reforming Political Executive                                 10

     (b)    Challenges before Civil Society                               70




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               MASTER OF ARTS (PUBLTC
                  ADMINISTRATION)
                  Term-End,Examination
                      December,2006


         MPA-012 : ADMINISTRATIVETHEORY

Time : 3 hours                           Maximum Mqrks : 700

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                                                  two
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                          SECTION I


l -   Analyse the importance of Public Administration as a
      specialised
                subjectof study and as an activity.        20

2.    Define organisation
                        and discuss principles.
                                  its                     20

3.    Discuss the principles of scientific management and
      highlightits relevance modern administration.
                           to                             20

4.    Examine the findings of Hawthorne studies and its
      relevanceto contemporaryscenario.                 20



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5.   Write short notesof around300 wordson each of the
     following                                                     2A
                                 'making
     (a)   Model" of decision              behaviour' of Herbert
           Simon.

     (b)   Significance "'of   inteipersonal competence in    an
           organisation.




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                          SECTION II

6-   Write short notes of around 300 words on each of the
     following .                                          Z0
     (a)   Victor Vroom's Expectancy
                                   theory
     (b)   synthesisof closedand open system

7-   Explain ChesterBarnard'sapplicationof systemapproach
     to understandadministrative
                               processes an organisation. 20
                                        of

8.   Define Organisation and differentiatebetween traditional
     and learningorganisations
                             .                                20

9-   Examine the major thrust areas of First and Second
     MinnowbrookConferences.                            20

10- Describethe-state of administrative
                                      theory in a dynamic
    environment.                                          20




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               MASTER OF ARTS (PUBLIC
                  ADMINISTRATION)
                   Term-End Examination
                       December, 2006

               MPA-013 : PUBLICSYSTEMS
                    MANAGEMENT


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Time : 3 hours                               Maximum Marks ; 100




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                            SECTION I

1.   Explain the   concept of    public systems management.
     Examine its theoretical foundations.

2-   Discuss the constitutional environment of public systems in
     India.

3.   Analyse   the kny social factors that      determine   the
     functioning of public systems in India.

4.   "Political and Permanent Executive play an important
                                                          role
     in policy-process. Discuss the important models of
                       "
     relationship between the two in the light of the above
     statement.


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S.   Write short notes of around 300 words on each of the
     following :

     (a)   Digital Governance

     (b)   National and State Human Rights Commission




 MPA-013
                               SECTION II

6.   Critically examine the meaniflg, nature and effectivenessof
     judicial activism.


7.   Elucidate the key features of performance budgeting and
     zero-based budgeting.


8.   Discuss the important principles and techniques of total
     quality management.


g.   Bring out the main features of the Right to Information
     Act,    2005.        Suggest   measures   for   its   ef,f,ective
     implementation.


I O. Write short notes of around 300 words on each of the
     following :

     (a)    Concept and objectives of work measurement

     (b)    Strategies for women's empowerment




MPA-013                                                            3,000
              MASTER OF ARTS (PUBLTC
                 ADMINISTRATION)
                  T€rtD-End Examination
                     December, 2006


             MPA-014 : HUMAN RESOURCE
                  MANAGEMENT

Time : 3 hours                           Maximum Marks: 700

Note :    Attempt five questionsselecting least two from
                                        st
          each sectton.


                         SECTION A


1-   Discussvarious approachesto StrategicHuman Resource
     Management  (SHRM) and analyse differentmodels.
                                    its                  20


2.   Define Job Analysis.Highlightthe methodsto obtain data
     for job analysis.                                      20


3.   Performanceappraisalhas been of significance
                                                since times
     immemorial.Comparethe traditional and modern methods
     of performanceappraisal.                                 20


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4.   "Material     incentives motivate employees." Discuss the
     statement and analyse the relevance of different types of
     incentives.                                                  20
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5.   Discuss the meaning and significance of Emplo         yee
     Benefits. Highlight different types of benefitsprovided to
                in
     employees lndia.




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                            SECTION B

6-   Define Redeployment
                       and discuss guidingprinciplesand
                                 its
     key issues.                                               20

7.   Discuss concept,objectives
             the                and significance capacity
                                               of
     building of employees.
                          According to vou, what steps are
     requiredfor capacitybuilding?                             Z0

8-   Define Quality Circle and highlightits objectives,
                                                      structure
     and process.                                               20

9-   Discussthe nature and scope of Human Resou Audit
                                               rce
     and bring out the issues for designing an effective
     informationsystemfor Human ResourceAudit.           20

10" Write short notes of around 300 words on each of the
    following :

     (a)   Approaches to Management Development                10
     (b)   Methods of Conflict Resolution                      10




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