Which of the following is one of the features of bureaucracy conceived by Max Weber?

A. Administrative Authority
B. Hierarchy
C. Public Policy
D. Civil society

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Hierarchy

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Maximilian Karl Emil Weber was a German sociologist, philosopher, jurist, and political economist. His ideas profoundly influenced social theory and social research. Weber is often cited, with Émile Durkheim and Karl Marx, as among the three founders of sociology.

Public Administration may be defined as:

A. Management of industry
B. Administration of Public
C. Management of Property
D. Administrative Capacity

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Administration of Public

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Woodrow Wilson defined public administration as a detailed and systematic execution of public law, he divided government institutions into two separate sectors, administration and politics.

The first work on the study of public administration is attributed to:

A. Woodrow Wilson
B. Frederick Taylor
C. Henry L Gant
D. Max Weber

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Woodrow Wilson

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Woodrow Wilson was the first to write about how public administration and politics should be separated so that one doesn’t interfere with the other. Since his 1887 essay “The Study of Public Administration” gave recognition to this discipline as a distinct subject matter.