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Chapter I                                                                                                      


Background of the Study                                                                            00

Statement of Research Problem                                                                   00

Review of Literature                                                                                   10

Objectives of the Study                                                                               15

Research Questions                                                                                     16

Scope of the Study                                                                                      16

Significance of the Study                                                                            17

Methodology of the Study                                                                          18

         Sampling                                                                                            19

         Sources of Data and Data Collection Technique                                22

         Data Processing and Analysis                                                            22

         Reliability and Cross Validation of Data                                            23

         Unit of Analysis                                                                                  23

         Problems of Data Collection                                                               24

Outline of the Thesis                                                                                   25


Chapter II

Public Management: A Conceptual Analysis

Management and Public, two Constituents of Public Management              27

         Management                                                                                       27

         Management and Administration Relationship                                   29

         Public: Vector of Public Administration/Management                        31

Management and Public Administration Relationship                                 34

         Historical Background of Relationship                                               35

         Theoretical Perspective of Relationship                                              36

Public Management in Paradigmatic Jungle                                                40

Perspectives of Public Management                                                            46

         Public Management as Craft                                                               49

         Public Management as Institution                                                       49

         Public Management: As a Vocation                                                    51

Functional Framework of Public Management                                            52  

         Strategy                                                                                              53

         Managing Internal Components                                                         54

         Managing External Constituencies                                                     55

Conclusion                                                                                                  57


Chapter III

System of Public Administration: The Locus of

Public Management in Bangladesh

Background of Public Administration in Bangladesh                                  59

Constitutional basis of Public Administration and management                 63

Structure of Public Administration                                                              66

       Parliament, the Legislative Body                                                          67

       The Judiciary                                                                                       67

       Central Administration, the Executive Organ                                       68

       Field Administration                                                                            71

       Local Government: Part of Public Administration                               74

Reform Moves for Shaping Public Management                                         76

Conclusion                                                                                                  83


Chapter IV

Women in Public Administration and Management in Bangladesh

Women in Bangladesh Society                                                                    86

Constitutional Guarantee                                                                             88

General Policies towards Women Advancement                                        89

Women’s Access to Education, the Turning Point                                      92

Women Employment                                                                                  94

       Employment in Garments Industry                                                      95

       Overseas Employment                                                                         95

Women Employment in Public Administration                                           96

       Background Realities                                                                           96

       Quota system                                                                                      98

       Facilitating Functional Rules                                                                99

Women Employment in the Different Organ of Administration                  99

       Participation of Women in Cabinet                                                    100

       Employees of different Rank and Categories ministries,

       directorates and corporations                                                            101

       Civil Officers and Staff in the Ministries, Directorates,

       Autonomous Bodies and Corporations                                        103

       Employees in Police Force                                                                 104

Women’s Position in Relevance to Public Management                            105

       Women at the Central Public Management                                         105

       Women at the Field Level Public Management                                  107

Conclusion                                                                                                107


Chapter V

Public Management in the Upazila Administration

Upazila Public Management System                                                         109

Structural Subsystem of Upazila Public Management                               110 

        Upazila Parishad, the Local Government Body Leading

        Upazila Public Management (UPM)                                                  110

        Functions of Upazila Parishad                                                           116

        Transferred and Retained Functions of Upazila                                 118

        Public Breaucracy at Upazila Administration                                     120

        Committees in Upazila Administration                                              126

Functional Subsystem of Upazila Public Management                              127

        Formulation of Strategies                                                                  128

        Managing Internal Components                                                         130

        Managing External Constituencies                                                     133

Political Subsystem of Upazila Public Management                                  134

Overall Status of Upazila Public Management                                           134


Chapter VI

Women in Upazila Public Management:Findings and Analysis

UNOs Understudy                                                                                    139

Strategic Functions of UNO                                                                      141

       Participation in the UZP Meeting                                                       141

                  Role in Planning and Budgeting                                              144

                  Compliance of Rules and Regulations                                     152

Managing Internal Components                                                                154

       Administrative Role of UNO                                                             154

       Monitoring the Activities                                                                   158

       Coordination                                                                                      159

       Financial Management                                                                       163

Managing External Constituencies                                                            164

       Contextual Factors in Managing Externalities                                    164

       Reporting the Realities                                                                       167

       Support Base of U NO in the Constituencies                                     167

Threats to UNOs’ Professionalism                                                            169

Conclusion                                                                                                172


Chapter VII

Concluding Remarks

Women’s Crossroad to Public Management                                              174

Realities with Women in Public Management                                           176

Problems for Women in Public Management                                            178

Recommendations for Facilitating Women in Public Management            182


Bibliography                                                                                            185

Annexure-I                                                                                              207

Annexure-II                                                                                             211

Annexure-III                                                                                             00