First Semester

BPA 105: Organization Theory

The objective of this course is to impart the knowledge of organization theory. It also gives the glimpse of the theoretical development of organization.

  1. Organization
    • Concept and Types of organization
    • Bases of organization
    • Organizational goals
  2. Management
    • Concept
    • Functions such as planning, organizing, coordinating, leadership, Controlling
  3. Structure of Organizations
    • Line and staff agency
    • Pyramid shape, Bell shape, Flat shape, Matrix structure
  4. Authority and Power
    • Traditional authority
    • Charismatic authority
    • Legal rational authority
  5. Theories of Organizations
    • Scientific management theory
    • Administrative theory
    • Bureaucratic theory
    • Human relation theory
    • Behavioral theory
    • System theory
    • Contingency theory
  • Allen, Louis A. (1958). Management Organization.New Delhi:McGrawhill Kogakusha LTD.
  • Chopra, R.K. (2013). Office Organization and Management. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House.
  • Donnely, James, Gibson, James L. 7 Ivancevich John M. (1992). Fundamentals of Management. America: Richard D Irwin Inic.
  • Jones, Gareth R. (2007). Organizational Theory, Design and Change. India:Dorling Kindersley Private Ltd.
  • Kast, Fremont E/ Rosenzweig, James E. (1985. Organization and Management:A System and Contingency Approach. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company.
  • Kontz, Harold, O’Donnell, Cyril & Weihrich, Heinz (1980). Management, Tokyo: McGraw_hill Kogakusha Ltd.
  • Mookerjee, S.S. (1981). Organization and Management. Delhi:Surjeet Publications.
  • Pant, Prem Raj (2014). Principles of Management. Kathmandu: Buddha Academic Publishers and Distributors.
  • Quible, Zanee K. (2011). Administrative Office Management: An introduction. New Delhi: PHL Learning Pivate Limited.
  • Robbins, Stephen P. & Mathew, Mary (2013). Organization Theory. India: Dorling Kindersley.
Second Semester

BPA 202: Development Administration

The objective of this course is to impart basic knowledge of development management. In addition, this course aims to provide theoretical understanding of development and the role of development partner.

  1. Introduction
    • Concept of Development
    • Development, growth, and modernization
    • Development administration – Concept and meaning
    • Difference between development administration and non-development administration
  2. Theoretical approaches
    • Comparative public administration
    • Bureaucracy
    • Prismatic Sala model
    • Decentralization
    • People’s participation
    • Sustainable development
    • Institutionalism
  3. Organization and Institution
    • Concept of organization and Institution
    • Institution-building model
    • Nation building
    • Barrier to Nation building
    • Nationalism
  4. Development partners
    • Role of government
    • Role of private sector
    • Role of third sector
    • Role of international organizations (the United Nations and its specialized agencies, the World Bank)
    • Roles of regional organizations (SAARC, EU, ASIAN)
  5. Issues of development
    • Cross cutting issues – efficiency and performance
    • Citizen Charter
    • Maladministration and Corruption
    • Administrative reform
    • Environment management
    • Human rights
    • Impacts of ICTs in society
    • Service delivery
  • Bhargav, Shivganesh (Ed) (2007). Developmental Aspects of Entrepreneurship. New Delhi:Response Books.
  • Bhatta , Bhim Dev (1979). Development Administration in Nepal. Kathmandu: Indira Bhatta
  • Bhatta , Bhim Dev (2005). Vikas Prashshan. Kathmandu: Indira Bhatta
  • Bhatta, Bhim Dev (1988). Development Management.Kathmandu:Abhasdev Bhatta.
  • Bongartz, Heing & Dahal, Dev Raj (1996). Development Studies: Self help Organization, NGOs and civil Society. Kathmandu: Nepal Foundation for Advanced Studies.
  • Carcknell, Bisil Edward (2002). Evaluating Development Aid: Issues Problems and Solutions. New Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • Center for Empowerment Innovation and Development (2072). Development Management. Kathmandu: Pairabi Prakashan
  • Charles, K.J. (1983) Total Development: Essay Towards an integration of Marxian and Gandhian Perspectives. New Delhi: Vika Publishing House pvt ltd.
  • Chatterjee, S.K. (1990). Development Administration. Delhi: Surjeet Publications.
  • Dreze, Jean and Sen, Amrtya (Ed) (2005). Indian Development. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
  • Gallagher, Kevin P. (Ed) (2005). Putting Development First. London: ZED Books.
  • Gasper, Des (2004). The Ethics of Development. New Delhi: Tejeshwar Singh for Vistaar Publications.
  • Jomo K. S. & Ben, Fine (Ed) (2006). The New Development Economics. New Delhi: Tulik Books.
  • Joseph, T.M. (2009). Decentralised Governance and Development. New Delhi: Deepand Deep Publications.
  • Kafle, Naryan Prashad (2061). Vikasha Prashaashan. Kathmandu: Sharada Sharma Kafle.
  • Kafle, Naryan Prashad (2063). Development Administration. Kathmandu: Phulchooki Publication and Distributions.
  • Kothari, Uma (Ed) (2005). A Radical History of Development Studies: Individuals, Institutions and Ideologies. South Africa: New Africa Books.
  • Mose, David (2005). Cultivating Development: An Ethnography of Aid Policy and Practice . New Delhi: Vistara Publications.
  • Palekar, S. A. (2012). Development Administration. New Delhi: PHI Learning Private Limited.
  • Pandey, Devendra Raj (2009). Nepal’s Failed Development. Kathmandu: Nepal South Asia Center.
  • Pandey, Yubraj(2072). Development Management. Kathmandu: Vidyrthi Pustak Bhandar. (Nepalai bhasko)
  • Paudel, Narendra Raj (2014). Development Management. Kathmandu: Srijana Pahari.
  • Peet, Richard (2005). Theories of Development.New Delhi: Rawat Publications.
  • Pieterse, Jan Nederveen (2001). Development Theory: Deconstructions/ Reconstructions. New Delhi: Vistaar Publications.
  • Pieterse, Jan Nederveen (2010). Development Theory. New Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • Sapru, R.K (2003). Development Administration. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Private Limited.
  • Seligson,M.A. & Smith J.T. (Ed)s (2010). Development and Under Development: The Political Economy of Global Inequality. New Delhi: Viva Books.
  • Sen, Amartya (2006). Development as Freedom. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
  • Singh, Anter (1981). Development Administration. Delhi: Shree Publishing House.
Third Semester

BPA 302: International Administration

The objective of this course is to familiarize the students with the core aspects of international administration so that students can analyze the functioning of the contemporary international system. The course will also help students to identify emerging global issues faced by the present world. The course focuses on the dynamic nature of the subject matters.

  1. International administration
    • Concept, nature and scope of international administration
    • Modern state system
    • International organization
    • International law
    • International bureaucracy
  2. The United Nations System (UN)
    • The formation of the United Nations (UN)
    • Purpose of United Nations (UN)
    • Functions of United Nations (UN)
    • Accomplishments and functioning of United Nations (UN)
    • Role of specialized agencies        
  3. Regionalism and Regional Organizations
    • European Union (EU)
    • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
    • Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    • Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
  4. Regional Cooperation in South Asia
    • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
    • Economic cooperation, its achievement and constraints
  5. Emerging Trends
    • Emerging Trends in International Administration
    • Issues and Challenges of International Administration       
  • Bastola, Mukesh Kumar (2016). Global Governance: Governance in a New World Order. Kathmandu: Midas Bastola.
  • Karns, Margaret P. & Mingst, Karen A. (2010). International Organizations: The Politics and Processes of Global Governance. New Delhi: Viva Books.