GPAD7300 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: THEORY AND PRACTICE

This course begins with a brief review of the development in public administration theories and provides a comprehensive coverage of relevant theories and concepts including: organizational management, personnel systems, public policy and finance, performance assessment, ethics, civil service reforms, and public sector development. The course examines the actual applications of the theories and concepts in Macao, Hong Kong and other governments and encourages students to analyze their effects and consequences. Emphasis will be placed on studying East Asia summits, international forums, and Asia-Europe meetings.

Pre-requisite: None