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Administrative Culture

There is a close relationship between culture and behaviour. Culture represents the values cherished by an individual, a society or an institution. These values underline the external conduct, which is reflected as behaviour. The issue of governance in administration in recent times has become increasingly important. It is true that organised society always needs some form of governance.

Generally, the expression administration is used in relation to what the government does and the expression management is used in the context of business enterprises. Administrative behaviour and administrative culture, therefore, refer to the culture and behaviour of government organisations.1 Culture and behaviour, as we have seen, ...

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