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    Public administration is concerned with government policies and its implementation. It includes the responsibility to manage the governments' policies and programs. In public administration, the operations of the government are planned, organized, directed, coordinated, and controlled. It denotes a state's public bureaucracy where the institution's organizational structures form the basis of decision-making, implementation and organizing of how public services are delivered. Those who work in public service share a commitment to serve the people. However, there are negative reactions toward the government system and the use of the term 'bureaucracy' connotes an unresponsive hierarchy that is not capable of fulfilling its public duties because of unconcern or being ill-equipped.

    Whatever type of system a government has, public administration is practiced at the local, intermediate and central levels. Oftentimes, the relationship between these different levels has become a ...

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