PAD 500-Modern Public Administration: Managing Public andNonprofit Organizations

Examines the structure, functions and processes of the executive branch agencies of national, state, and local governments, and of the nonprofit sector. Discusses the historical development of the field of public administration and the social/political context of its formation.Surveys organizational and management practice, and applies efficiency and accountability concepts to public and nonprofit administration. Analyzes the size and scope of the nonprofit sector and explores the similarities and differences between the nonprofit and public sectors.