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1. S. R. Maheshwari, Administrative Thinkers (New Delhi: Macmillan India Limited, 1998), p. 73.

2. Kuldeep Mathur, ‘Administrative Reforms in India: Policy Prescriptions and Outcomes’, in Bidyut Chakravarty and Mohit Bhattacharya (eds.) Administrative Change and Innovation: A Reader (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2005), p. 279.

3. Because public administration has so greatly broadened its role and borrowed from many disciplines some writers believe that it suffers from identity crisis. Also see A. Felix Nigro and G. Lloyd Nigro, Modem Public Administration, 6th edition (New York: Harper and Row, 1984).

4. Dwight Waldo cautions us against the dangers of defining public administration as he stated that ‘The immediate effect of ...

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