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First Semester

BPA 102: Foundation of Public Administration

The basic purpose of this course is to provide a basic knowledge of public administration. The course aims to familiarize the students with the concept, theoretical approaches and recent issues of public administration.

Contents
  1. Introduction to Public Administration
    • Meaning of Public Administration
    • Nature and Scope of Public Administration
    • Significance of Public Administration
    • Public And Private Administration
    • Evolution of Public Administration as an Academic Discipline
  2. Approaches to the Study of Public Administration
    • Political Approach to Public Administration
    • Managerial Approach to Public Administration
    • Legal Approach to Public Administration
    • Interdisciplinary approach to Public Administration
  3. Administrative Theories
    • Classical Theories (Scientific Management theory; Bureaucratic Theory; and Management School theory)
    • Neo classical theories (Human Relations and Behavioral theory)
    • Decision-making theory
    • Ecological theory
    • System Theory
    • Contingency theory
    • Participatory theory
  4. Contemporary Development in Public Administration
    • New Public Administration
    • New Public Management
    • New Public Service
    • Governance
  5. Emerging Issues in Public Administration
    • Globalization
    • Impacts of globalization
References
  • Adhikari, Dhruba (2058). Sarbjnik Prashanko Siddhanta. Kathmandu: Pairabi Prakashan.
  • Arora, R.K./Goyal Rajni (2007). Indian Public Administration: Institution and Issues. New Delhi: Wishwa Prakashan.
  • Arora, Ramesh (1990). Comparative Public Administration: An Ecological Perspective. New Delhi: Associated Publishing House.
  • Basu Rumki (1992). Public Administration Concept and Theory. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Private Limited.
  • Bava, Norjahan (Ed) (2004). Public Administration in The 21 st Century. New Delhi: Kanishak Publishersand Distributors.
  • Berkley, George E. (1978). The Craft of Public Administration. Boston: Allyn and Bacon Inc.
  • Bhatta, Bhim Dev (2065). Srabjnik Prashan ko Adharbhut Siddhanta. America: Shree Asisdev Bhatta.
  • Caiden, Gerald (1971). The Dynamics of Public Administration: Guide Lines to Current Transformation in Theory and Practice. America, Dryden Press.
  • Chakrbarty Bidyut & Bhattacharya Mohit (Eds) (2003). Public Administration: A Reader. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
  • Cox, Raymond, Buck, Susan J. & Morgan, Betty N. (1994). Public Administration in the Theory and Practice. Delhi Pearson Education Ltd.
  • Derbyshire, J.D. & Patterson, D.T. (1979). An Introduction To Public Administration. London: McGrawhill Book Copmpany.
  • Goel, S.L. (1994) Advanced Public Administration. New Delhi: sterling Publishers Private Limited.
  • Goel, S.L. (2008). Public Administration: Theory and Practice. New Delhi: Deep and Deep Publication Private Limited.
  • Hans Raj (1989). Principles of Public Administration. Delhi: Surejeet Publications.
  • Hays Steven, W Hays & Graham Cole Blease (Eds) (1993). Hand Book of Court Administration and Management. United States.
  • Heady, Ferrel (1984). Public Administration: A comparative Perspective. New York and Basel Marcel, Dekkerinc.
  • Henry, Nicholas (2008). Public Administration and Public Affairs. India: Dorlin Kindersley Pvt Ltd.
  • Hooja Arora, Ramesh Kumaar K. (Eds) (2007). Administrative theories: Approaches, Concepts and Thinkers in Public Administration. New Delhi: Rawat Publications.
  • Jabes, Jack (Ed) (2005). The Role of Public Administration in Alleviating Poverty and Improving Governance. Malaysia: The Asian Development Bank.
  • Jain, R.B. (2004). Public Administration in India: 21st century Challenges for Good Governance.
  • Joshi, Nand Lal (1973.) Evolution of Public Administration in Nepal. Kathmandu: CEDA.
  • Joshi, Nanadla (1983). Evaluation of Public Administration in Nepal: Lesions and Experience. Kathmandu; Ratna Pustak Bhandar.
  • Kafle, Narayan Prashad (2062). Srabjanik Prashanka Bibidha Pakashyaharu. Kathmandu: Sharada Sharma Kafle.
  • Laxmikanth, M. (2003). Public Administration for the UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Examination. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, Limited
  • Macrae, Stuart & Pitt, Douglas M. (1980). Public Administration. An Introduction. London: Pitman Publishing Ltd
  • Maheshwari, Avasthi (1997). Public Administration. Agra Lakshmi Narain Agrawal.
  • Maheshwari, S.R. (1994). Theory and Concepts in Public Administration. New Delhi: Allied Publishers Limited.
  • Marini, Frank (1972). Toward a New Public Administration. London: Chandler Publishing Company.
  • Naidu, S.P. (2014). Public Administration: Concepts and Theories. New Delhi: New Age International Private Limited.
  • Nigro, Felix A. & Nigro Lloudg (1980). Modern Public Administration. New York Harper and Row Publishers.
  • Palekar, S. A. (2003). Public Administration. New Delhi: Serials Publications.
  • Peters, B. Guy (2010). The Politics of Bureaucracy: An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration. London: Routledge.
  • Pokhrel, Krishna (2072). Rajya Janaprashan ra Srbajnik Mamila. Kathmandu: M.K. Publishers & Distributors.
  • Poudyal Madhab (1986). Aspects of Public Administration in Nepal. Delhi: National Book Organization Publishers & Distributors.
  • Poudyal, Madhab P. (1984). Public Administration and Nation Building in Nepal. Delhi: NBO Publishers & Distributors.
  • Poudyal, Madhab P. (1989). Administrative Reform in Nepal. New Delhi: National Book Organization Publishers & Distributors.
  • Pradhan, Prachand (2033). Public Administration in Nepal. Kathmandu: CEDA
  • Prasad, Ravindra, Prasad V.S., P Satyanarayan & Y. Pradhasaradhi (Eds) (2010). Administrative Thinkers. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Private Limited.
  • Pruthi, Raj Kumar (2005). Public Administration. New Delhi: Discovery Publishing House.
  • Rabin, Jack/Hildreth, W.B/Miller G. J. (Eds) (1997). Hand Book of Public Administration New York: Marcel Dekk Inc.
  • Rathod, P. B. (2004). Contemporary Public Administration. India. A.B. D. Publishers.
  • Riggs,F.W. (1975). The Ecology of Public Administration. New Delhi: The Indian Institute Public Administration.
  • Rosenbloom, David H. K. Ravchuk, Robert S. (2005). Public administration: Understanding Management, Policies and law in The Public sector.
  • S. Sangeeta (2007). Principles of Public Administration. New Delhi: Mangalam Publishers and Distributors.
  • Sharma, Urmila & Sharma, S.K. (2002). Public Administration. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers and Distributors.
  • Sharma, M.P., Sadana, B.L. & Kur, Harprett (2013). Public Administration: In Theory and Practice, Allahabad, Kitbmal.
  • Shrestha, Tulishi Narayan (2007). Public Administration. Kathmandu: Ratna Pustak Bhandar.
  • Shrestha, Tulsi Narayan (1981). Nepalese Administration an Image. Kathmandu: Saja Prakashan.
  • Singh, Vikram (2012). Public Administration: Dictionary. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Education Private Limited.
  • Tayagi, A.R. (1992). Public Administration. Delhi: Atmaram and Sons.
  • Twari, Madhunidhi (2060). Sarbjnik Prashanka Pakshya . Kathmandu: Shreemati Kanti Tiwari.
  • Viswanathan, V.N. (1996). Comparative Public Administration. New Delhi: Sterling Publ;ishers Private Limited.
  • White, Leonard D. (1989). Introduction to the Study of Public Administration. New Delhi: Eurasia Publishing House.
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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.

Contents
  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
References
  • 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.