Succeed in Public Administration N4 provides students with the necessary theoretical knowledge to write their exams and the practical application to enter the workplace confidently.
- Learning outcomes are listed at the start of each chapter and reviewed again in summary form at the end of the chapter for students to use when studying.
- Cartoons, illustrations, diagrams and photos present information visually.
- Examples, Case Studies and Did You Know boxes link theory to industry and bring the content to life.
- Key Terms are explained on the page where they are used and a Glossary is included at the end of the book.
- Key Points highlight core information, which students will find useful when studying.
- Power Break activities allow for discussion and revision.
- Assessment questions at the end of each chapter provides test and exam practice.
- Additional resources available on the Learning Zone.
Part 1: Introduction to the environment of public administration
1Description of the public administration environment
2Unique characteristics of the environment
3Differences between public administration and administration
5Role players in the political process
Part 2: The development of the family, community and state
Part 3: Democratic principles as guidelines for public administration
1The meaning of democracy
2Guarantees for basic human rights and freedom
3Rule of law
4Government by the people
5Division of authority and state
6Order and welfare functions
Part 4: Citizenship and the right to vote
2The right to vote
3Registration of voters
4Division of voters' regions
5Candidates for voters' regions
7What happens on voting day?
Part 5: The hierarchy of authority
1Introduction to the interim government and Constitution
Part 6: Legislative authority
1Central government legislative authority
2Provincial government legislative authority
3Local government legislative authority
Part 7: Executive authority
1Central government executive authority
2Provincial government executive authority
3Local government executive authority
Part 8: Judicial authority
1Background of the judicial authority
4Supreme Court of Appeal
Part 9: Executive public institutions
1Introduction to executive public institutions
5Research institutions and control boards
6Jobs and advice boards and commissions
Part 10: Generic and management functions
1Introduction to generic and management functions
2Assisting and instrumental functions
TVET college students in the Public Administration stream at N4 level.