Link Between Administration, Politics, and Bureaucracy

  • Israel Nyaburi NyaderaEmail author
  • Md Nazmul Islam
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Relationship between administration, politics, and bureaucracy: To examine how relations between public servants and political elites influence performance and affect administration in general. This is done by examining the nature and processes through which administrative structures and features are shaped within developed and developing countries. It examines how political players use their positions and instruments of power for personal gains or attempt to fulfil promises they made to their electoral base by influencing bureaucrats involved in policymaking and implementation. More often reforms have entailed making changes in the administrative structure of a particular country so as to overcome challenges and promote efficiency. However, an unhealthy interaction between politicians and bureaucrats has lots of negative consequences on public service delivery.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Of MacauMacauChina
  2. 2.Ankara Yildirim Beyazit UniversityAnkaraTurkey