Week 7 test | Law homework help

PA301 Week 7 Test

 

 

QUESTION 1

List Weber’s three ideal types of authority.  Which one forms the basis for his concept of bureaucracy, and why?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTION 2

The concept that the federal and state governments in the United States are not competitors, but work together to address issues, is the essence of which concept?

 

Administrative ecology

 

Arnstein’s Ladder

 

Cooperative federalism

 

Opportunistic federalism

 

QUESTION 3

Describe at least two challenges that political appointees face in successfully accomplishing their duties in government.

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTION 4

Which group of individuals who work in public administration operate under a merit system, where positions are determined by open, competitive examinations?

 

Professional careerists

 

Political appointees

 

Contractual employees

 

General civil service employees

10 points   

QUESTION 5

Which method of decision making relies heavily upon theory and a thorough analysis of every important factor?

 

Rational-comprehensive

 

Incremental choice

 

Successive-limited

 

Ecological

10 points   

QUESTION 6

List and describe three communication blockages that may impact a message.

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTION 7

A reluctance to send or receive bad news negatively impacts ______________:

 

Political power

 

Upward communication

 

The grapevine

 

Adminstrative power

10 points   

QUESTION 8

The fact that participants in collaborative efforts in public administration maintain a dual-identity (their own identify, in addition to the shared, collaborative identity) is reflected in which dimension of collaboration?

 

Mutuality

 

Governance

 

Trust and Reciprocity

 

Autonomy

10 points   

QUESTION 9

Public budgeting differs from household or business budgeting in some key ways.  Describe two of the ways that the public (government) budget differs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTION 10

Which of the following is not one of the four tides of reform?

 

Watchful eye

 

Governance

 

Cooperative

 

Scientific management

 

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