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sajo | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted November 19, 2008 at 2:40 AM via web

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is there any difference between public administration and private adminstration

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alohaspirit | Middle School Teacher | (Level 2) Assistant Educator

Posted December 28, 2008 at 1:11 PM (Answer #2)

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What type of administration?  Are you talking about school administration?  If so, public administration has more constraints due to government funding and policy whereas private school administration can run the school in their own way since they are not mandated by the government.

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted June 26, 2011 at 3:08 PM (Answer #3)

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If you are referring to bureaucracy, there are some similarities between how private organizations are organized as well as differences. It depends on the organization in question, of course. Many people feel that government agencies have too many layers of middle managers, and the same can be said for large corporations. The difference is that private organizations can reinvent themselves more quickly, because they are independent.

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