PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Combined Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Posts of Provincial Management Service, ETC. – 2016
Subject: Public Administration Paper I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions in all.
Q.1. Compare and contrast various approaches to public administration, traditional public administration, New public management, New public service and governance. Discuss their application in public sector organisations by giving examples. (20 Marks)
Public administrator deal with problems efficiency vs responsiveness a day-to-day basis. Explain what this means and why it occurs. What are the trade-offs between the two? Give some examples of these problems? (20 Marks)
Define the process of public policy formulation, implementation and evaluation in Pakistan. Identify major issues and challenges in this regard using Pakistani public organisation as a case in point. (20 Marks)
Q.4. Define the term ‘leadership’ is special focus and roles and responsibilities of public leadership. Discuss ways for its effective implementation in public sector organisations in Pakistan. (20 Marks)
Public administrator separate and a number of constraints. Discuss the fundamental political, legal and managerial constraints that influence administrator’s daily decision making. Give an example of each constraint.
Q.6. Discuss importance of financial management for effective governance. Critically evaluate the role of local governments (LG) in this regard after the national finance commission (NFC) award. (20 Marks)
Q.7. Differentiate between traditional personnel administration and modern human Resource Management (HRM). (20 Marks)
Q.8. Discuss importance and implementation are both for developing countries from the perspective of good governance. (20 Marks)