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Revision as of 18:21, 21 March 2020

Contents

Course Info

Middle East Technical University - Political Science and Public Administration

Course Name Code Classroom Day Time Year Semester ECTS
Administration and Organization in Public Context (Section 1) ADM 1225 F16 Monday 13:40 2020 Spring 6

Contact Info

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hasan Engin Şener
Office : Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Business School, Esenboğa Central Campus.
Tel : (0-312) 906 16 33
Web : www.enginsener.com/adm1225
e-Mail : sener@metu.edu.tr

Grading

  • Mid Term Exam Grade: Mid Term Exam (60%)+ Homework (30%) + Quiz (10%) + Bonus (if any)
  • Final Exam Grade: Final Exam (70%) + Homework (20%) + Quiz (10%) + Bonus (if any)
  • Overall Grade: 40% of MTEG + 60% of FEG
    • AA: 90-100
    • BA: 85-89
    • BB: 80-84
    • CB: 75-79
    • CC: 70-74
    • DC: 65-69
    • DD: 60-64
    • FD: 50-59
    • FF: 49-0

Final Top Five of 2019

I would like to congratulate the students below for obtaining the highest grade:

  • 1. Ezgi Balcı, 100
  • 1. Tuğba Yaren Çarıklı, 100
  • 3. Ulvi Kağan Dağdeviren, 97
  • 4. Reem Eleyan, 93
  • 5. İpek Şevval Esen, 92

Average: 65/DC (40 students)

Homework Format

  1. Only the following format is accepted: word format for homework
  2. The annotation must have a title.
  3. The manuscript should be one page long. (Minimum 400 words)
  4. The font size should be 12-point.
  5. The font should be Time New Roman.
  6. The manuscript should be 1 spaced.
  7. All margins should be 2,5 cm wide.
  8. A cover page is not allowed.
  9. Citations/Quotations (Turnitin similarity index) cannot be more than 30%.
  10. All manuscripts should be submitted in due time.
  11. All manuscripts should be uploaded via turnitin.

Turnitin enrolment info

  • Click here to register as a student: https://www.turnitin.com/
  • Use the following info for enrolment:
    • Class ID: 23714032
    • Enrolment key: adm1225

Course Content

  • To download the course outline, please click here.

Week 1

  • Introduction to the course
    • Homework for the next week
    • 1: Read the following text called "Framing the public in public administration (in The Spirit of Public Administration, pages 27-43) by Frederickson" and choose one of the perspectives to public and explain why you have chosen that perspective. (Deadline: 9-Feb-2020, 23:59)

Week 2

  • The concepts and their definitions about public administration: The questions of administration, public, public administration 1
    • Frederickson, H. George (1997) The Spirit of Public Administration, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pages 27-43
    • Waldo, Dwight (1987 [1955]) "What is public administration?" in Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde (eds) Classics of Public Administration, 2nd edition, Chicago: The Dorsey Press, pages 229-241
    • Dunsire, Andrew (1973), Administration-The Word & The Science, London: Martin Robertson Press, pages 1-17.


  • Suggested reading in Turkish
    • Fişek, Kurthan (2005), Yönetim, Ankara: Paragraf Yayınları, sayfalar 31-45, 49-69, 87-101.


  • Homework for the next week
    • 2: Compare and contrast the term management and administration. (Deadline: 16-Feb-2020, 23:59)



Week 3

  • The concepts and their definitions about public administration: The questions of administration, public, public administration 2
    • Polatoğlu, Aykut (2000) Introduction to Public Administration: The Case of Turkey, Ankara: Metu, pages 1-5 (up to section 3)
    • Waldo, Dwight (1953) Ideas and issues in Public Administration: A book of readings, New York: McGraw-Hill, pages 49 - 63, includes "Bureaucratic Management" by Ludwig Von Mises, and "Government is Different" by Paul H. Appleby with the introduction by D. Waldo.
    • Nigro, Felix A. and Lloyd G. Nigro (1984) Modern Public Administration, Cambridge: Harper and Row, pages 3-11 only


  • Suggested BBC documentary
    • The great offices of state Part 1


  • Homework for the next week
    • 3: Read the following text called "Public Administrative Theory and the Separation of Powers by Rosenbloom" and choose one of the perspectives to public administration and explain why you have chosen that perspective. (Deadline: 23-Feb-2020, 23:59)



Week 4

  • Locus of public administration: Boundaries of public administration 1
    • Rosenbloom, David H. (1992 [1983]) “Public Administrative Theory and the Separation of Powers”, in Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde (eds) Classics of Public Administration, 3rd edition, California: Brooks-Cole Publishing Company, pages 510-522.
    • Herring, E. Pendleton (1992 [1936]) “Public Administration and the Public interest”, in Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde (eds) Classics of Public Administration, 3rd edition, California: Brooks-Cole Publishing Company, pages 75-79.
    • Goodnow, Frank (1992 [1900]) “Politics and Administration”, in Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde (eds) Classics of Public Administration, 3rd edition, California: Brooks-Cole Publishing Company, pages 25-28.



  • Homework for the next week
    • 4: 4.1. Please read the following short story called "Poseidon by Kafka" and discuss what kind of a manager/administrator is Poseidon. 4.2. Please read the following short story called "The Overcoat by Gogol", and discuss what kind of a bureaucrat is Akakiy Akakievitch. (Deadline: 1-Mar-2020, 23:59)



Week 5

  • Locus of public administration: Boundaries of public administration 2
    • Weber, Max “The Presuppositions and Causes of Bureaucracy”, Gerth, H. H. And C. Wright Mills (eds) (1958) From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology, New York: Oxford University Press, pages 204 – 209.
    • Marx, Morstein (1957) The Administrative State, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, chapter 2, pages 16-33


  • Suggested readings in Turkish
    • Akbulut, Örsan Ö. (2005), Siyaset ve Yönetim İlişkisi-Kuramsal ve Eleştirel Bir Yaklaşım-, Ankara: TODAİE Yayını, sayfalar 142-155.


  • Suggested books from the literature
    • Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar, Saatleri Ayarlama Enstitüsü (The Time Regulation Institute).
    • Franz Kafka, Dava (The Trial).


  • Homework for the next week
    • 5: Read the following book called "The Metamorphosis by Kafka" and explain the alienation of Gregor Samsa. (Deadline: 8-Mar-2020, 23:59)



Week 6

  • Focus of public administration: Public administration at work
    • Taylor, Frederick W. (1992 [1912]) “Scientific Management”, in Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde (eds) Classics of Public Administration, 3rd edition, California: Brooks-Cole Publishing Company, pages 29-32.
    • Braverman, Harry (1984 [1974]), “The Real Meaning of Taylorism”, Frank Fischer and Carmen Sirianni (ed.), Critical Studies in Organization & Bureaucracy, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pages 55-61.
    • Şenerg, H.E. (2013) The Universality and Objectivity of the Capitalist Management Techniques in the Context of Taylorism and Market. Full text, TODAIE's Review of Public Administration, Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2013, pp.81-95.


  • Sugested book from the literature
    • Fyodor Mihayloviç Dostoyevski, Yeraltından Notlar (Notes from Underground)


  • Homework for the next week
    • 6: Read the following parable called "Before the Law by Kafka" and explain and discuss the function or power of the gatekeeper. (Deadline: 22-Mar-2020, 23:59)



Week 7

  • Focus of public administration: Public administration at work 2
    • Henry, Nicholas (1975) Public Administration and Public Affairs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, pages 69-79 are must but it is recommended that you read from 55 to 79.
    • Lipsky, Michael (1992 [1980]) “Street-Level Bureaucracy: The Critical Role of Street-Level Bureaucrats”, in Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde (eds) Classics of Public Administration, 3rd edition, California: Brooks-Cole Publishing Company, pages 476-484.


Taylorism and Lenin

Herbert Marcuse interview with Bryan Magee (1977)


Week 8

Mid-Term Exam Cancelled due to corona virus


Week 9

  • The history of administration and public administration: The past, the present and the future of the discipline
    • Wilson, Woodrow (1992 [1887]) “The Study of Administration”, in Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde (eds) Classics of Public Administration, 3rd edition, California: Brooks-Cole Publishing Company, pages 11-24.
    • Sayre, Wallace S. (1968 [1958]) “Premises of Public Administration: Past and Emerging” in A. M. Willms and W. D. K. Kernaghan (eds.) Public Administration in Canada: Selected Readings, Toronto: Methuen, pages 26-30.


  • Suggested satirical sitcoms
    • Yes, Minister
    • Yes, Prime Minister


  • Suggested readings in Turkish
    • Akbulut, Ö. Ö. (2005), Siyaset ve Yönetim İlişkisi-Kuramsal ve Eleştirel Bir Yaklaşım-, Ankara: TODAİE Yayını, sayfalar 75-82, 91-101, 106-114.


  • Homework for the next week
    • 7: Compare and Contrast Old Public Administration and New Public Administration. (Deadline: 5-Apr-2020 23:59)



Week 10

  • The New Public Administration
    • Frederickson, H. George (1992 [1971]) “Toward a New Public Administration”, in Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde (eds) Classics of Public Administration, 3rd edition, California: Brooks-Cole Publishing Company, pages 368 - 381.
  • Suggested reading in Turkish
    • Özgür, Hüseyin (2003) “Yeni Kamu Yönetimi Hareketi”, Çağdaş Kamu Yönetimi -I, (Editörler) Muhittin Acar ve Hüseyin Özgür, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara, ss. 183-224.
  • Homework for the next week
    • 8: Compare and Contrast New Public Administration (see Frederickson above) and New Public Management (see Hood below). (Deadline: 12-Apr-2020 23:59)



Week 11

  • Public Choice Theory, and The New Public Management
    • Hood, C. (1991). A public management for all seasons? Public Administration. 69, 3-19.
    • Ostrom, V. and Ostrom, E. (1971) Public Choice: A Different Approach to the Study of Public Administration, Public Administration Review, 31(2):203-216.




Week 12

  • Governance
    • Rhodes, R. (1996). The new governance: Governing without government. Political Studies, 44(4): 652-667. (652-659 must, and the rest is recommended.)
    • Bovaird, Tony (2002) “Public Management and Governance: Emerging trends and potential future directions” in Eran Vigoda (ed) Public Administration: An Interdisciplinary Critical Analysis, New York: Marcel Dekker, 345-356 must, but pages 345-376 are recommended.
    • European Commission (2001) European governance - A white paper [COM(2001) 428 final - Official Journal C 287 of 12.10.2001].


  • Suggested Reading in Turkish
    • Üstüner, Yılmaz (2003) “Siyasa Oluşturma Sürecinde Ağ Yönetişimi Kuramı” (The theory of Network Governance in the policy-making process), Amme İdaresi Dergisi, c.36 (3), sayfalar 49-65.


  • Homework for the next week
    • 9: Compare and Contrast New Public Management and Postmodern Public Administration. (Deadline: 26-Apr-2020 23:59)



Week 13

  • Postmodernism
    • Frederickson, George H. and Kevin B. Smith (2003), The Public Administration Theory Primer, Oxford: Westviev Press, pages 127-159 [Postmodern Theory]





  • Suggested Netflix TV Series


  • Homework for the next week
    • 10: Compare and Contrast the Presidential System in Turkey with that of the USA in terms of the presidential powers. (Deadline: 3-May-2020 23:59)



Week 14


  • Suggested readings in Turkish
    • Şener, H.E. (2013) Türkiye’deki Kamu Personel Politikalarının Bir Analizi. Full text., iç. Mete Yıldız ve Mehmet Zahid Sobacı (Der.). Kamu Politikası: Kuram ve Uygulama (s. 586-603). Ankara: Adres Yayınları.
    • Turan, İlter (2003 [1999]) “Türk Bürokrasisinde Süreklilik ve Değişim”, Burhan Aykaç, Şenol Durgun ve Hüseyin Yayman (der.) Türkiye’de Kamu Yönetimi içinde, sayfalar 121 – 144.
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