Create a mind map of public admnistration theories and theorists. Identify a series of theorists and theories that describe and support the development of public administration and the politics-administration dichotomy as we know it today.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 3:05 am ad1c9bdddf
In order to develop a comprehensive timeline of public administration theorists and theories, it is very important to include many of the earliest theories on scientific management, which were used to develop much of the public administration methodology that we see today. The scientific management of people and activities is at the core of efficient public administration.
Sun Tzu's The Art of war was written at around 500 B.C., and gives detailed information on his theories concerning the psychological and scientific aspects of efficiently running an organization, which includes the administration of a kingdom, which we would refer to today as public administration. This work included descriptions of the importance of planning, the psychology of leadership, discipline, chain of command, etc.
At around 400 B.C. Socrates endorsed the idea that management is an art unto itself, and should be steadied as such. This was seen as the first instance in which management was viewed ...
Criminology & Theories
Q1. Social learning theories assert that it is from the individual's social environment that he or she learns what behavior is considered correct or appropriate within that environment. There have long been debates concerning the role of incarceration (putting people into prison) as a way of reducing crime and rehabilitating criminals.
How would a social learning theorist likely view the role of prison in either preventing crime or contributing to future criminal behavior?
Q2. While social organization and social process theories are related in their efforts to explain criminal behavior, there are also key differences. Compare and contrast these two bodies of criminological theory, focusing on similarities and differences. Justify which group of theories you think does a better job of explaining crime.View Full Posting Details