Positions where Fred brings value :
Higher Education :
Adjunct or Instructor, Training Roles
Research roles - Institutional, think-tank, Policy & Operational development
Non-profit organization management, staff, director & assistant director roles
Government, NGO, or PPP roles
Analyst - Policy advisor - policy research -
Implementation and evaluation
program or policy adjustment
Consulting and project implementation roles
Public administration(PA) is to business administration, as macro is to micro economics. PA is concerned with: implementation, governance (rules, regulations, boundaries, authority, restriction, freedom, range, extent, order, routine, protocol, procedure, rational process, order, expectations...), evaluation, reform, & regulating.
Governanceis a concept, bigger than "thegovernment";. describes the frameworks that bound our actions.
Public Administration studies administration of the social experience with governance. Much of our experience with governance involves bureaucracy. Governanceisalso communicated through policy and institutional factors - values, culture, groups, beliefs & fears, & social constructions -laws, regulations, requirements, demands, credentials, media, customs, etc. Psychological factors & physical realities also create boundaries comprising governance effects.
Public administrators manage (Perry, 1989):
1. Maintaining constitutional order
2. Achieving technical competence
3. Coping with public expectations
4. Managing complexity
5. Ethical behavior.
Public administration (PA) is about governance & administration, (Fesler, 1980)the social contract between the governed and the governments,(Henry,2010), responsible administration without tyranny(Kettl & Fessler, 2009).
What is Public Administration?
Fred Cosgrovehas a Doctorate (abd)in Public Administration,a discipline of public management, innovation, organizational development, decision making & evaluation, policy implementation & evaluation, governance, financial concern & budgeting, service marketing, and perception management.