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Herbert Simon and His Administrative Thought


With the advent of  Herbert Simon, Public Administration  gained new horizon of understanding administration and behaviour of administrators. His contribution is noteworthy in developing rationalistic theory of decision making  but also focused on the decision making capacity in Administration by pointing out three steps in decision making process. Simon insisted upon ‘rationality’ in the decision making process.  He was the one who describe administration physiologically which was previously described only on the basis of anatomy of organisation.

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