Efficiency is defined in public policy as the extent to which an organization accomplishes some predetermined goal or objective.
Which of the following groups came to the conclusion that the president needed help in running the executive branch of the government?
Which of the following is Luther Gulick’s contribution to organization theory?
The Federalist, written in 1787‐1788, is a collection of
Pressman and Wildavsky in their 1973 study of the impact of federal programs in Oakland, California, felt that policy planning should look carefully at the difficulties surrounding the implementation of a policy.
Administrative law is focused on:
A city charter is a document that determines the apportionment of representatives on the city council from each ward or district.
Which of the following is NOT a cabinet‐level department?
The “power‐elite” theory espoused by C. Wright Mills states that government is
Today, “governance” usually refers to inter‐organizational efforts to cope with cross‐boundary problems.
The reform movement in public administration sought the removal of the merit system and its replacement by the spoils system.
Which of the following is NOT included in Max Weber’s theory of the ideal type of bureaucracy?
Woodrow Wilson, in his essay explaining the “politics‐administration dichotomy,” noted that in public administration there was a need for:
A form of federalism in which the functions and responsibilities of federal and state governments are theoretically distinguished and functionally separate from one another is called
The Unfunded Mandate Reform Act has been successful in limiting the passing of unfunded legislation.
Incremental policy decision making implies that
Which of the following is a comprehensive description of the role of public administration?
The executive power to veto separate items in a particular piece of legislation is known as the item veto.
Devolution is the transfer of power from a central to a local authority.
The agency that allows Congress to exercise financial oversight of the executive branch is the
A central pillar of Adam Smith’s invisible hand was
Mixed scanning decision making
Which of the following presidents was a strict constructionist and espoused the restricted view of executive powers?
Which of the following is NOT a player in the iron triangle?
John Maynard Keynes’s theory of government spending or “pump priming” during periods of economic decline is an illustration of