“On what basis shall we allocate resources to Program A instead of Program B,” is the perennial statement in public sector budgeting. Identify and discuss at least five attempts, found in the budgeting literature, used to answer V.O. Key’s famous budgeting question. In your professional judgment, which type of budgeting system is most appropriate for public administration? Why do you feel this way?
Informed decision-making is an important aspect for working in the government. According to Milakovich and Gordon, provide some examples of how information technology can be used to assist bureaucrats in decision-making?
Chapter 7 Case Study – Socialization
- Should Criminal Justice Managers be concerned with the personal aspects of employees’ lives?
- Will this concern necessarily translate into effective leadership in that organization?