Public Administration

Department of Public Administration
University Of Chittagong.
Integrated B.S.S Honours Syllabus
Session: 2008-2009

2nd Year B.S.S Honours

PA- 201: Public Personnel Administration
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Public Personnel Administration: Meaning Scope and Importance of Personnel Administration, Approaches & Challenges, Historical Development of Personnel Administration.
2. Pioneers of Personnel Administration: Fredrick w. Taylor, Henry Fayol and George Elton Mayo.
3. Human Resource Planning Definition, Elements, Importance, Human Resource Planning Process, Approaches.
4. Personnel Agency: Types, Functions and Importance.
5. Procurement: Recruitment, selection and placement Transfer, Promotion.
6. Development: Training. Importance, Employee training Process, types and methods of Training, Career Management.
7. Appraisal: Job Analysis, job Evolution, Performance Appraisal, objective and Methods of Performance Appraisal, MBO.
8. Compensation: Wage and salary, Compensation plan.
9. Integration: Motivation: Definition, Importance, theories of Motivation.
10. Maintenance: Grievances procedure, Disciplinary Action.
11. Separation: Retirement Employee Benefit.
12. Industrial Relation & Communication: Industrial Relation, Industrial Disputes, Means of settlement of industrial disputes, Trade union, Collective Bargaining
13. Public Personnel Research.

Required Readings:
1. Flippo, E.B 1984. Personnel Management. New York: McGraw- Hill Book Company.
2. Schuler, R.S. 1981. Personnel and Human Resource Management, Minnesota: west Publishing Co.
3. Mikovich, G.T. & J.W. Boudreaw. 2003. Personnel And Human Resource Management: A diagnostic approach, Illinois: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
4. Gosh, B.1993. Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. Calcutta: The World Press Private Ltd.
5. Prasad, D.R., V.S. Prasad and P.Satyanarayama.1991. Administrative Thinkers. New Delhi: Pvt. Ltd.
6. Alam. M.M.1995. Public management in Europe: The Quest for Efficiency and Effectiveness: Helsinki : DB International.
7. Quddus,S.M.A. 2007. The Unfeasibility of Professionalization of Primary- School Teachers in Bangladesh: An analysis of the actors and factors, 1971- 2001(Chapter 6).Bergen; Printed by
Allkopi for the University of Bergen.

PA – 202: Public Financial Administration
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Public Financial Administration: Meaning, Nature, scope, Importance and Limitations.
2. Some Relevant Concepts: GNT, GDP, Cost Benefit Analysis Public Debt. Balance sheet.
3. Fiscal Policy: Meaning and scope-Mechanisms of fiscal Management. The Role of fiscal Policy in Controlling Inflation and Deflation Fiscal Policy in a Developing Economy.
4. Ministry of Finance.
5. Bangladesh Bank specialized Financial Institutions and Economics Development.
6. (a) Taxation: Types of Taxation-tax principles-Characteristics of a good tax system. Tax administration in Bangladesh: NBR- public Expenditure and Economic Development.
7. Budgeting: Function land Roles of Budget-Different Types of Budget-Budgetary Procedure Polities of Budgeting Deficit Financing.
8. Controlling: Accounting and auditing comptroller and auditor general Legislature and public Accounts Committee.
9. International Financial Agencies and Financial Administration: IBRD, IMF, ADB, IDB.

Required Readings:
1. H.Bhatia, Public Finance, New Delhi, Bikes Publishing house, 1976.
2. Hugh Dalton, Principles of Public, Finance, London George Allen and Unwind,1973.
3. Charles Beard, The Economic Basis of politics, N.Y. vintage, 1955.
4. M.L.Jingan, The Economics of Development and Planning, Vrinda publications (p) ltd),1998,
5. Motahar Hussain, Development and Administration in Bangladesh, 1994.-351.0004 H972d.
6. The Budget-Making process, conducted by shamunnay, the university press Limited, 2002.
7. Rhaman Sobhan(ed), Structural Adjustment Politico in the third world : Design and Experience, University press Limited, 1991.
8. Government of Bangladesh: The Frist Five year Plan(1973-78) Dhaka, Planning Comnission, Ministry of Planning, 1973.
9. Government of Bangladesh: The two year Plan (1978-78) Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
10. Government of Bangladesh: The second five year plan (1980-85), Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
11. Government of Bangladesh: The Third Five Year Plan (1985-90), Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
12. Government of Bangladesh: The Fourth Five Year Plan (1990-95), Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
13. Government of Bangladesh: Fifth Five Year Plan (1995-2000), Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
14. E. Robinson and K. Griffin (eds.): Economic Development of Bangladesh in Socialist Frame work, London, Macmillan, 1974.

PA – 203: Research Methodology
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Research: Concepts, Types and Importance, Major Steps in Research, Difference Between Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Research in Public Administration, Social Research: Importance, Types and Limitations.
2. Research objectives and Hypothesis: Formulating Research objectives, Determination of scope and objectives of study. Definitions and types of Hypothesis, Principles of Formulation Of Hypothesis.
3. Research Design: Types and Components, Research Methods : Various Methods of social Research (Case Study, Observation, Survey etc) Sample Design: Sampling, Basic Concepts, Various Steps of Sampling Dewing: Sampling Basic Concepts, Various steps of Sampling design, Types of sampling Techniques.
4. Data collection Techniques: Data Collection Source, Data Collection Techniques, Review of Literature, Formulation of Questionnaire, A Complete Format of Questionnaire, Major Techniques of PRA, Focus Group Discussions (FDGs).
5. Research Report Writing, General Format of a Research Report, Ethics of Research, Plagiarism, Bibliography Writing.

Required Readings:
1. Salahuddin M. Amminuzzaman (1991), Introduction to Social Research, Bangladesh Publishers.
2. Earl Babble (2004), The Practice of Social Research, Thomson, USA.
3. R. Panneerselvam (2004), Research Methodology, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.
4. C.R. Kothari (1999), Research Methodology, New Age International Limited, New Delhi.
5. William M.K. Trochim (2003), Research Methods, Biztantra, New Delhi.
6. Mozammel Hoque Neogi (2001), Focus Group Discussion in Training, (Theory and Practice), A H Development Publishing, Dhaka.
7. Rahmat Ali Siddiqui (2002), Samajik Gabeshanar Paddati Tatta o Prayog (Method of Social Research: Theory and Practice), Bangla Academy, Dhaka.

PA-204: Statistics
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Meaning and Scope of Statistics: Use of Statistics in Public Administration Research-Collection, Checking and Presentation of Statistical data by tables, Graphs and Diagrams-Computer in public Administration.
2. Elementary Mathematical Concepts and Notion: Ranking, Rating Scoring Frequencies, Percentages Proportions and Ratios.
3. Measure of Central Tendency and dispersion: Mean, Median, Mode Mean Deviation and Standard Deviation.
4. Correlation & Regression: Computation of Simple Correlation Co-efficient-Regression Lines with Determination of Co-efficient by least squares Method-Relations Between Regression and Correlation Co-efficient.
5. Simple Laws of probability: Elementary Theories in Probability-Simple Problems in Probability.
6. Sampling Errors.
7. Tests of Significance.
8. Index Number and Time Series Analyses.

Required Readings:
1. S.P Gupta Advanced Practical, S. Chand & Company (Pvt.) Ltd. New Delhi, 1988.
2. Cohen Hillian Statistical Methods for Social Scientists, Prentice Hall of India Private Ltd. New Delhi, 1963.
3. Fisher R.A. & Others Statistical Methods for Research Workers, Oliver & Boyd, 1950.
4. Freund, John E & Others Modern Business Statistics Prentice Hall Inc. 1960.
5. Gupta B.N. An Introduction to Modern Statistics, Bookland Private Ltd., 1964.
6. W. nvwdR G wmwÏKx I Ab¨vb¨ cwimsL¨vb cwiwPwZ, evsjv‡`k D¤§y³ wek¦we`¨vjq, 1996|
7. ivRKzgvi †mb- msL¨vZË¡, cwðge½ ivR¨ cy¯—K cl©`, 1975|
8. wgTv gynv¤§` Avjx I wgqvb †gvt Avwjg Dj¨v, cwimsL¨vb cwiwPwZ, AvBwWqvj jvB‡eªix, XvKv, 1991|

PA-205: Political Thought
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Introduction to Political thought.
2. Selected Political Thinkers: Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, Ibn Khaladum, Imam Gazzali, St Thomas Aquinas, Machiabelli, Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, J.S. Mill, K. Marx.

Required Readings:

PA-206: Macroeconomics
Course Teacher:

Non-Core Course Marks- 100

1. The Subject of Macroeconomics: Definition and Scope-Its Relation with Microeconomics and the Social Sciences-circular flow of Income-Stationary Economy-Growing Economy.
2. National Income: Definition-different Concepts of National Income –GNP and NNP two Measures of National Income as Goods Flow and as Earning Flow –real vs. Money National Product Conceptual problems in the Estimation of National Income and Employment.
3. Determination of National Income and Employment:
A. The Classical Model: A Supply Determined Approach the Demand for an the Supply of Labor the Equilibrium Level of Employment and Output Savings and investment in the Classical Say Law of Markets Classical Theory of Prices.

English B. The Keynesian Model: Sectoral Demand Function: A Demand Determined Approach.
(a) Consumption: The consumption Function: Determinate of Consumption Function.
(b) Investment: The Theory of Investment-Determinate of Consumption, Investment and Tax Revenue-Long Run Trends in Public Demand.
(c) Public Demand: Public Consumption Demand-Public Investment public Income and Tax Revenue Long Run Trends in Public Demand.
(d) The Theory of Income Determination Combining Consumption, Investment and Government Sector I c. Income Determination with the help of Keynesian Cross Multiplier.
4. Demand Side Equilibrium: Interdependence of Interest and Income:
(A) The Product Market: The IS Curve-Equilibrium in the Product Market.
(B) The Money Market: The LM Curve the Demand for and supply of Money Equilibrium in the Money Market.
(C) Equilibrium in the product and Money Market: Changes in Equilibrium Level of income and Interest.
(D) The Policy prescription: An Introduction to Monetary and Fiscal policy and Government Budget Constraint.
5. Supply Side Equilibrium: Output and the price Level-the demand for and supply of Labor equilibrium in the Labor Market Constraints Between Keynesian and Classical Models the Liquidity Trap the Pigou Effect Wage Rigidity Integrate Labor Market the possibilities of and underdeveloped Equilibrium.
6. Recent Macroeconomic Performance in Bangladesh.

Required Readings:
1. P Samuelson and W.D. Nordhaus-Economics
2. H.L Ahuja-Modern-Macroeconomics.
3. D.Delorrne and Ekelund-Macroeconics.
4. R.Dombusch and S.Flscher-A Macroeconomics.
5. E.Shapiro – Macroeconomics Analysis.
6. W.J. Bannot and S.Bliner-Economics.
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PA-207: Introduction to Accounting
Course Teacher:

Non-Core Course Marks- 100

1. Principles of Accounting: Importance and objectives of Accounting concepts, Conventions accounting Equation Accounting Cycle.
2. Preparation of Final Accounts of Trading concern.
3. Accounting for Final Accounts of Trading concern.
a) Difference between sales and Consignment-Account sale Accounting Procedure in the books of consignor and consignee.
b) Difference between-Joint venture and consignment-accounting for joint venture separate set of books and no separate set of books.
4. Company Accounts: Issue of Shares and Debenture, Forfeiture of Dares, Re-issue of forfeited shares-issue of Bonus Shares and Rights.
5. Preparation of company final Accounts, books of Accounts Profit and Loss Account, Profit and Loss Appropriation Account Balance Sheet According to form F.

Required Readings:

Md. Mohiuddin Kawsher
Department of Public Administration
University Of Chittagong.
Integrated B.S.S Honours Syllabus
Session: 2008-2009

2nd Year B.S.S Honours

PA- 201: Public Personnel Administration
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Public Personnel Administration: Meaning Scope and Importance of Personnel Administration, Approaches & Challenges, Historical Development of Personnel Administration.
2. Pioneers of Personnel Administration: Fredrick w. Taylor, Henry Fayol and George Elton Mayo.
3. Human Resource Planning Definition, Elements, Importance, Human Resource Planning Process, Approaches.
4. Personnel Agency: Types, Functions and Importance.
5. Procurement: Recruitment, selection and placement Transfer, Promotion.
6. Development: Training. Importance, Employee training Process, types and methods of Training, Career Management.
7. Appraisal: Job Analysis, job Evolution, Performance Appraisal, objective and Methods of Performance Appraisal, MBO.
8. Compensation: Wage and salary, Compensation plan.
9. Integration: Motivation: Definition, Importance, theories of Motivation.
10. Maintenance: Grievances procedure, Disciplinary Action.
11. Separation: Retirement Employee Benefit.
12. Industrial Relation & Communication: Industrial Relation, Industrial Disputes, Means of settlement of industrial disputes, Trade union, Collective Bargaining
13. Public Personnel Research.

Required Readings:
1. Flippo, E.B 1984. Personnel Management. New York: McGraw- Hill Book Company.
2. Schuler, R.S. 1981. Personnel and Human Resource Management, Minnesota: west Publishing Co.
3. Mikovich, G.T. & J.W. Boudreaw. 2003. Personnel And Human Resource Management: A diagnostic approach, Illinois: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
4. Gosh, B.1993. Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. Calcutta: The World Press Private Ltd.
5. Prasad, D.R., V.S. Prasad and P.Satyanarayama.1991. Administrative Thinkers. New Delhi: Pvt. Ltd.
6. Alam. M.M.1995. Public management in Europe: The Quest for Efficiency and Effectiveness: Helsinki : DB International.
7. Quddus,S.M.A. 2007. The Unfeasibility of Professionalization of Primary- School Teachers in Bangladesh: An analysis of the actors and factors, 1971- 2001(Chapter 6).Bergen; Printed by
Allkopi for the University of Bergen.

PA – 202: Public Financial Administration
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Public Financial Administration: Meaning, Nature, scope, Importance and Limitations.
2. Some Relevant Concepts: GNT, GDP, Cost Benefit Analysis Public Debt. Balance sheet.
3. Fiscal Policy: Meaning and scope-Mechanisms of fiscal Management. The Role of fiscal Policy in Controlling Inflation and Deflation Fiscal Policy in a Developing Economy.
4. Ministry of Finance.
5. Bangladesh Bank specialized Financial Institutions and Economics Development.
6. (a) Taxation: Types of Taxation-tax principles-Characteristics of a good tax system. Tax administration in Bangladesh: NBR- public Expenditure and Economic Development.
7. Budgeting: Function land Roles of Budget-Different Types of Budget-Budgetary Procedure Polities of Budgeting Deficit Financing.
8. Controlling: Accounting and auditing comptroller and auditor general Legislature and public Accounts Committee.
9. International Financial Agencies and Financial Administration: IBRD, IMF, ADB, IDB.

Required Readings:
1. H.Bhatia, Public Finance, New Delhi, Bikes Publishing house, 1976.
2. Hugh Dalton, Principles of Public, Finance, London George Allen and Unwind,1973.
3. Charles Beard, The Economic Basis of politics, N.Y. vintage, 1955.
4. M.L.Jingan, The Economics of Development and Planning, Vrinda publications (p) ltd),1998,
5. Motahar Hussain, Development and Administration in Bangladesh, 1994.-351.0004 H972d.
6. The Budget-Making process, conducted by shamunnay, the university press Limited, 2002.
7. Rhaman Sobhan(ed), Structural Adjustment Politico in the third world : Design and Experience, University press Limited, 1991.
8. Government of Bangladesh: The Frist Five year Plan(1973-78) Dhaka, Planning Comnission, Ministry of Planning, 1973.
9. Government of Bangladesh: The two year Plan (1978-78) Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
10. Government of Bangladesh: The second five year plan (1980-85), Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
11. Government of Bangladesh: The Third Five Year Plan (1985-90), Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
12. Government of Bangladesh: The Fourth Five Year Plan (1990-95), Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
13. Government of Bangladesh: Fifth Five Year Plan (1995-2000), Dhaka, Planning Commission, Ministry of planning.
14. E. Robinson and K. Griffin (eds.): Economic Development of Bangladesh in Socialist Frame work, London, Macmillan, 1974.

PA – 203: Research Methodology
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Research: Concepts, Types and Importance, Major Steps in Research, Difference Between Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Research in Public Administration, Social Research: Importance, Types and Limitations.
2. Research objectives and Hypothesis: Formulating Research objectives, Determination of scope and objectives of study. Definitions and types of Hypothesis, Principles of Formulation Of Hypothesis.
3. Research Design: Types and Components, Research Methods : Various Methods of social Research (Case Study, Observation, Survey etc) Sample Design: Sampling, Basic Concepts, Various Steps of Sampling Dewing: Sampling Basic Concepts, Various steps of Sampling design, Types of sampling Techniques.
4. Data collection Techniques: Data Collection Source, Data Collection Techniques, Review of Literature, Formulation of Questionnaire, A Complete Format of Questionnaire, Major Techniques of PRA, Focus Group Discussions (FDGs).
5. Research Report Writing, General Format of a Research Report, Ethics of Research, Plagiarism, Bibliography Writing.

Required Readings:
1. Salahuddin M. Amminuzzaman (1991), Introduction to Social Research, Bangladesh Publishers.
2. Earl Babble (2004), The Practice of Social Research, Thomson, USA.
3. R. Panneerselvam (2004), Research Methodology, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.
4. C.R. Kothari (1999), Research Methodology, New Age International Limited, New Delhi.
5. William M.K. Trochim (2003), Research Methods, Biztantra, New Delhi.
6. Mozammel Hoque Neogi (2001), Focus Group Discussion in Training, (Theory and Practice), A H Development Publishing, Dhaka.
7. Rahmat Ali Siddiqui (2002), Samajik Gabeshanar Paddati Tatta o Prayog (Method of Social Research: Theory and Practice), Bangla Academy, Dhaka.

PA-204: Statistics
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Meaning and Scope of Statistics: Use of Statistics in Public Administration Research-Collection, Checking and Presentation of Statistical data by tables, Graphs and Diagrams-Computer in public Administration.
2. Elementary Mathematical Concepts and Notion: Ranking, Rating Scoring Frequencies, Percentages Proportions and Ratios.
3. Measure of Central Tendency and dispersion: Mean, Median, Mode Mean Deviation and Standard Deviation.
4. Correlation & Regression: Computation of Simple Correlation Co-efficient-Regression Lines with Determination of Co-efficient by least squares Method-Relations Between Regression and Correlation Co-efficient.
5. Simple Laws of probability: Elementary Theories in Probability-Simple Problems in Probability.
6. Sampling Errors.
7. Tests of Significance.
8. Index Number and Time Series Analyses.

Required Readings:
1. S.P Gupta Advanced Practical, S. Chand & Company (Pvt.) Ltd. New Delhi, 1988.
2. Cohen Hillian Statistical Methods for Social Scientists, Prentice Hall of India Private Ltd. New Delhi, 1963.
3. Fisher R.A. & Others Statistical Methods for Research Workers, Oliver & Boyd, 1950.
4. Freund, John E & Others Modern Business Statistics Prentice Hall Inc. 1960.
5. Gupta B.N. An Introduction to Modern Statistics, Bookland Private Ltd., 1964.
6. W. nvwdR G wmwÏKx I Ab¨vb¨ cwimsL¨vb cwiwPwZ, evsjv‡`k D¤§y³ wek¦we`¨vjq, 1996|
7. ivRKzgvi †mb- msL¨vZË¡, cwðge½ ivR¨ cy¯—K cl©`, 1975|
8. wgTv gynv¤§` Avjx I wgqvb †gvt Avwjg Dj¨v, cwimsL¨vb cwiwPwZ, AvBwWqvj jvB‡eªix, XvKv, 1991|

PA-205: Political Thought
Course Teacher:

Core Course Marks- 100

1. Introduction to Political thought.
2. Selected Political Thinkers: Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, Ibn Khaladum, Imam Gazzali, St Thomas Aquinas, Machiabelli, Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, J.S. Mill, K. Marx.

Required Readings:

PA-206: Macroeconomics
Course Teacher:

Non-Core Course Marks- 100

1. The Subject of Macroeconomics: Definition and Scope-Its Relation with Microeconomics and the Social Sciences-circular flow of Income-Stationary Economy-Growing Economy.
2. National Income: Definition-different Concepts of National Income –GNP and NNP two Measures of National Income as Goods Flow and as Earning Flow –real vs. Money National Product Conceptual problems in the Estimation of National Income and Employment.
3. Determination of National Income and Employment:
A. The Classical Model: A Supply Determined Approach the Demand for an the Supply of Labor the Equilibrium Level of Employment and Output Savings and investment in the Classical Say Law of Markets Classical Theory of Prices.

English B. The Keynesian Model: Sectoral Demand Function: A Demand Determined Approach.
(a) Consumption: The consumption Function: Determinate of Consumption Function.
(b) Investment: The Theory of Investment-Determinate of Consumption, Investment and Tax Revenue-Long Run Trends in Public Demand.
(c) Public Demand: Public Consumption Demand-Public Investment public Income and Tax Revenue Long Run Trends in Public Demand.
(d) The Theory of Income Determination Combining Consumption, Investment and Government Sector I c. Income Determination with the help of Keynesian Cross Multiplier.
4. Demand Side Equilibrium: Interdependence of Interest and Income:
(A) The Product Market: The IS Curve-Equilibrium in the Product Market.
(B) The Money Market: The LM Curve the Demand for and supply of Money Equilibrium in the Money Market.
(C) Equilibrium in the product and Money Market: Changes in Equilibrium Level of income and Interest.
(D) The Policy prescription: An Introduction to Monetary and Fiscal policy and Government Budget Constraint.
5. Supply Side Equilibrium: Output and the price Level-the demand for and supply of Labor equilibrium in the Labor Market Constraints Between Keynesian and Classical Models the Liquidity Trap the Pigou Effect Wage Rigidity Integrate Labor Market the possibilities of and underdeveloped Equilibrium.
6. Recent Macroeconomic Performance in Bangladesh.

Required Readings:
1. P Samuelson and W.D. Nordhaus-Economics
2. H.L Ahuja-Modern-Macroeconomics.
3. D.Delorrne and Ekelund-Macroeconics.
4. R.Dombusch and S.Flscher-A Macroeconomics.
5. E.Shapiro – Macroeconomics Analysis.
6. W.J. Bannot and S.Bliner-Economics.
7. gb‡Zvl PµeZ©x-D”PZi e¨wôK A_©bxwZ
8. ‰mq` AvKgj gvngy`-e¨vwôK I mvgwôK A_©bxwZ

PA-207: Introduction to Accounting
Course Teacher:

Non-Core Course Marks- 100

1. Principles of Accounting: Importance and objectives of Accounting concepts, Conventions accounting Equation Accounting Cycle.
2. Preparation of Final Accounts of Trading concern.
3. Accounting for Final Accounts of Trading concern.
a) Difference between sales and Consignment-Account sale Accounting Procedure in the books of consignor and consignee.
b) Difference between-Joint venture and consignment-accounting for joint venture separate set of books and no separate set of books.
4. Company Accounts: Issue of Shares and Debenture, Forfeiture of Dares, Re-issue of forfeited shares-issue of Bonus Shares and Rights.
5. Preparation of company final Accounts, books of Accounts Profit and Loss Account, Profit and Loss Appropriation Account Balance Sheet According to form F.

Required Readings:

Md. Mohiuddin Kawsher

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