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Course Description:

Survey the organization, management and growing influence of public bureaucracies at the federal, state and local levels of government. Covers values and ethics in public service, policy analysis and evaluation, organization theory, decision making, public personnel systems, public unionism and collective bargaining, leadership, communication, theories of budgeting, ecology of public administration and productivity in the public sector. Evaluate initiatives designed to make public organizations more accountable, rational, cost-effective and creative.

Recommended: The American Political System: An Introduction to American Government or equivalent.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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