SEMESTER FALL 2013
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
DUE DATE: 03RD DECEMBER, 2013
Please read the following instruction carefully before preparing the assignment solution:
· This assignment is based on a scenario. Read it carefully and answer the question
given at the end.
· Be very specific and focused on the issue while answering a question.
· Your answer should not exceed 200 words.
· To make a clear understanding about different types of Power prevailing in
The performance of employees of Education Department had been deteriorating since last
few months. In order to turn around the deteriorating performance, the Minister called a
meeting as well as made a committee to inquire the whole issue.
The committee inquired the issue and sent final report to the Minister exploring the
reasons of deteriorating performance as heavy workload, long working hours, and
conflicts with other coworkers or bosses. The committee also looked at internal policies
and processes and recommended top management to empower the junior officers.
Mr. Ali was appointed as a new Deputy Secretary in order to resolve the issue. Mr. Ali
analyzed the situation and tried to control the workers by exertion of authority and
demoted the inefficient staff. He also appointed Mr. Qasim and Mr. Ayaz as new team
leaders who were relatively junior staff members in the department of higher education.
In a meeting conducted by Mr. Ali, he admired Mr. Qasim’s ideas in front of the other
staff members as Mr. Qasim had great interpersonal skills, a novel way to solve the
problems and had potential to handle the tough situations.
In the course of action, Mr. Ayaz set new targets to enhance efficiency and performance
of the staff and announced certificates for workers on completing the desired tasks within
Recall various Types of Power and analyze the powers used by Mr. Ali, Mr. Qasim and
Mr. Ayaz. Elaborate each person’s type of power with proper reasoning.
Use following format to prepare your assignment:
Personality type of power used resions
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here is a solution now put ur own effort to further explain these powers.
Type of Power used
Reward / Punish Power