The Philippines Administrative System: Its Components and Power Base
The Philippine AdministrativeSystem: A Definition a network of public organizations with specific goals, policies, structure, resources and programs. process of and interaction between and among these public organizations; organizations to constituted to implemented, help formulate, monitor, or assess public policies. these organization relationship with their immediate public-in-contact as well as their reaction to or hot the greater socio-politico and economic environment within which they operate affect them, and the greater socio-politico and economic environment.
First Component: Public Organization These organization are usually created by laws, which defines their purpose, their core structure, the functions that they to undertake and how their operations are to be funded by public funds. Given their legal mandates, their major functions, and the structure through which they implement their major programs and projects, each of these component units of the PAS are organization which are self-contained sub0system in themselves.
Second Component: Internal Processes and Interactive Efforts This simply means that each of these organizations perform their public functions through defined rules and procedures. They are designed and established as the best way of providing the service the organizations must deliver or if carrying out the function that they must fulfill.
Third Component: “Implementing, Help Formulating, and Assessing Public Policies” Its primarily responsible for implementing public policies formulated jointly by Legislative and the executive branches. Aside from implementing and helping formulate policies, the PAS also monitors or access public policies.
Fourth Components: “Individual, Groups, Organizations, andCommunities as Its Public/Clientele a public organization may be dealing with individuals, groups, private or other public organization, communities or even other countries as its “public-in- contact’.
Fifth Component: The Greater Socio-Politico and Economic Environment PAS is part of bigger social system where there are competing claims to limited resources and institutions play role in determining how these resources will be utilized.
The Power of the PAS stems largely from:1. Its being an arm of the government;2. Its being an enforcer and implementor of public policy;3. Its operation as a service delivery system;4. Its role as a participation in the policy formulation process;5. Its technical expertise; and6. Its extensive and nationwide presence at all levels of government.
Instrument of the State Enforcer and Implementor of Public PolicySources Service Delivery of System Power Participation in the Policy Formulation of the Process PAS Technical Expertise Nationwide Presence of the PAS
Just and Fair Enforcement of the Law Participatory and Consultative Philippine AccessibleAdministrative System DecentralizedEmpowerment Checklist Efficient and Service-Oriented Accountable Pro-Equity