5 Contemporary Issues in Public Administration

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Public Administration must deal with many issues as the political, social and economic face of the country changes. Government in the United States is different than in many countries because we are a citizen-centered society that ideally answers to the populace. Our public programs are funded by taxpayers. Because administration of public programs requires attention to the ethics and culture of society, it must change as the government policies change. Here are five issues that impact the administration of public programs today.