PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Combined Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Posts of Provincial Management Service, ETC. – 2012
Subject: Public Administration Paper I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. Attempt in English or Urdu language. All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1: What is the role of public administration in society? Discuss the issues confronted in its theory and actual practice.
Q.2: Discuss types of organizational structure. Does administrative culture impact the working of bureaucracy in Pakistan?
Q.3: Delineate the processes involved in planning public policy. How is good governance related to effective policy implementation?
Q.4: Explain the rational model of decision-making. Is this model applicable in the present public administration setup in Pakistan?
Q.5: What are the sources of public revenue and how does the government monitor its effective utilization?
Q.6: Explain Human Resource Management. What are the challenges faced in adopting an effective FIRM in the public sector of Pakistan?
Q.7: What is Change Management? What methods can be employed for dealing with resistance to change in the organization?
Q.8: Explain the role of civil society in influencing public policy. Cite examples where civil society has impacted the working of public departments.