Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PAP 615 Administrative Process

The purpose of this course is to explore the nature of the administrative process and its relationship to organizational structure, process, and behavior within the broader context of programmatic and organizational governance. Emphasis will be placed on the following topics: the influence of structural alternatives on behavior; value systems and normative prescriptions; organizational culture; and the influence of the administrative process on the way in which agencies formulate and implement policy within the context of their respective legislative mandates.




Prerequisite: admission to the Ph.D. program in public administration and policy.
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