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                     MASTER OF ARTS (PUBLIC
                        ADMTNTSTRATION)
                           Term-End Examination
                                  June, ?OOG

           MPA-011 : STATE, SOCIETYAND PUBLIC
                     ADMINISTRATION

    T i m e: 3 h o u r s                               Maximum Mqrks : 700
'
    Note :       Answer any tiue questions out of the lollowing
                 questions giuen in Section I qnd Il, selecting at
                 least two questions out of each section. All
                 questionscarry equol marks.


                                    SECTION I

    1.    Define State and the role of the State in the Globalisation
          context.                                                    20


    2.    Bring out the viewsof Friedrichvon Hayek, Robert Nozick
          and Milton Friedmanon Neo-liberal  perspective.         20


    3.    What are the different modes of interaction between
          citizensand administration Discuss
                                        ?        the State's response
          towards participation by highlighting the nolrns governing
          its interaction with the citizens.                          20



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                          I
4 . Throw light on the codcept,.significance characteristics
                                          and
    of good governance:                                    20
                          |
                          I



    Write short notes in t.ound 300 words on each of the
    following :
    (a)   A Case Study of the Right to lnformation         10
    (b)   lssuesbefore the Indian State                    10




MPA-011
                           SECTION II

6.   Bring out the contemporary context of civil society by
     examiningthe relationshipbetweenthe state, market and
     civil society.                                         20

7.   Discussthe various conflict resolution measuresat the
     micro-level
               and macrolevel.                             20

8.   Critically analyse the relevance of Business process
     Reengineeiingand New public Managementfor public
     administration the developing
                  in              countries.                 20

9.   Discuss meaningof the term ,ethics'and throw light on
             the
     the various obstacles ethical accountability
                          to                    .          20

lO. Write short notes in around 300 words on each of the
    following :
     (a)   Reformingthe judicialsystem                       j0
     (b)   Max Weber on society- administration
                                              relationship   10




MPA-011                                                  3,000
              MASTER OF ARTS (PUBUC
                 ADMINISTRATIOI{)
                  Term-End Examination
                          June, ?OOG


                               THEORY
         MPA-012: ADMINISTRATIVE

Time:3 hours                                  Maximum Marks: 700


Note :    Answer liue questions, selecting at least two
          questions from eoch section.


                             SECTION I


l.   Define Public Administrationand analysethe changing role
     of Public Administration vis-a-visliberalisation,privatisation
     and globalisation(LPG).                                          20



2.   Discussthe evolution and growth of AdministrativeTheory' 20


3.   Discussthe Weberian concept of bureaucracyand highlight
     its relevanceto the modem society.                               20




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4.   Write short notes in hround 300 words on each of the
     following :
     (a)   Differentiatebet*een human relationsand Classical
           approach.
     (b)   Characteristics hygiene and motivation theory o{
                         of
           FrederickHerzbefg.

5.   DiscussHerbert Simortr's
                            views on decisionmaking in an
     organisation.




MPA-012
                         SECTION II

6.   Write short notes in around 300 words on each of the
     following ,                                          20

     (a)   Managerialimplications Theory X and Theory Y.
                                 of
     (b)   Emergence and      growth    of   New     Public
           Adminisiration.

7.                                             and highlight
     Define the concept of learningorganisations
     the recenttrendsin management organisations.
                                     of                      20


8.                                         its
                          cultureand discuss functions.
     Explain organisational                                   20


9.   Explain the concept of rationality and methodological
     individualism.                                           20


1O. Analyse the impact of New Public Managementin the
    contemporary administration.                      20




 MPA-012                                                   3,000
             MASTER OF ARTS (PUBLIC
                ADMINISTRATIOI{)
                 Term-End Examination
                        June, 2OO6

             MPA-013: PUBLICSYSTEMS
                  MANAGEMENT

Time: 3 hours                             Mqximum Morks : 700

Note :    Answer ony fiue questions ol the lollowing
          questions selecting at leost two questions from
          each section. AII questionscarry equal msrks'


                          SECTION I

1.   Bring out the important features of traditional public
     administration model. Distinguish it from public systems
     management.

2.   Examine the causesresponsiblefor roll-back of the State
     highlighting the role of regulatoryState'

3.F:cplainth.econceptofgovemance'Discussitscontextua|
    uses.

     ,,lnter-govemmentalrelations are important for eflective
4.
     govemance." In the light of the above, discuss the
                                          relations'
     important models of inter-governmental

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5.   Write short not", oi around 300 words on each of the
     following :
     (a)   Network Souetf
     (b)   ABC and VED Analysis




MPA-013
                          SECTION II

6.   Define Strategic Managementand its important schools of
     thought.

7.   Define Management Information System (MIS). Throw
     light on its characteristics components.
                                and

8.   Discussthe meaning and nature of accountability the
                                                   in
     wake of its changing perspective.

9.   What is Change Management? Bring out the features of
     its variousmodels.

lO. Write short notes of around 300 words on each of the
    following :
     (a)   Delphi Technique
     (b)   Approachesto SystemsAnalysis




MPA-013                                                   3,000
             MASTER OF ARTS (PUBUC
                ADMINISTRATION)
                 Term-End Examination
                         June, 20'06


            MPA-014 HUMAN RESOURCE
                   :
                 MANAGEMENT

Time : 3 hours                              Maximum Marks : 700
                     ___-_--

Note :    Answer any fiue questions of the following
          quesfions selecting at least two questions from
          each section' AIt questionscarry equal morks'


                           SECTION A

l.   Define Human Resource Management and discuss its
     evolution, objectivesand scope.                               20


2.   What do you understand Manpower Planning ? Examine
                           by
     its advantagesand disadvantages.                              20


     'Recruitment is the comerstone of the entire personnel
3.
     structure.' Discuss.Also bring out the notable essentialsof

     recruitment.                                                  20


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4.   What do you underst{nd by compensation ? Discussthe
     methods of determinirfi ttn salary structure.       20

5.   Discuss  the meaningqnd importanceof training. Examine
     ',rarious
             methods of training followed in India.         20




MPA-014
                            SECTION B

6.   Define Management Development and discussits various
     approaches.                                                   20


7.   Define Total Quality Management(TQM)' Differentiate
     betweenTQM and TraditionalManagement'

8.   Discuss objectives of      Workers'    Participation in
     Management (WPM)'          Examine     its    institutional
     alrangements India.
                in                                                 20


g.   What is the purpose of the HRM process in an
     organisation In this contextexplainthe Four C's Model' 20
                 ?


1O. Write short notes of around 300 words on each of the
    following :
     (a)                                                           10
           Quality Circle
     (b)   JudicialApproach to Discipline                          70




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