Specifically, you must address the critical elements listed below.
I. Introduction: In this section, state your position on whether you think public administration should be considered its own field of study. Why or why
II. History of Public Administration: In this section, you will define public administration as an academic discipline and outline the major events that have
shaped its evolution.
A. Define the academic discipline of public administration.
B. Illustrate the causes and results of Woodrow Wilson’s contributions to public administration as its own discipline.
C. Explain the role civil service reform played in forming high standards in public administration in the United States.
III. Public Administration vs. Business Administration: Compare and contrast business administration and public administration.
A. Identify theories that have been incorporated into public administration from business administration, and how those theories have evolved
over time. For example, how did classical organizational-management theory impact modern organizational culture and management? Of these
theories, which have you experienced in practice? Provide an example.
B. Evaluate the purpose of public administration compared to business administration. How are they similar and how are they distinct?
C. Assess the practical realities of public administration compared to business administration. In which sectors of the economy are both practiced?
How are the career opportunities and codes of conduct different?
IV. Conclusion: In this section, conclude your paper by restating your thesis and summarizing the major points of your argument.