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FILIPINO MILITARY LEADERSHIP BOOK 1 (Book Review)

Leadership in a broad context has been defined by various individuals in their respective fields and perspective. Amongst those leadership definitions are at par with the trends and can be co-related with present day leaders, the common notion on how people perceive leadership is through discipline and the capacity to circumvent the perils and circumstances … Continue reading FILIPINO MILITARY LEADERSHIP BOOK 1 (Book Review)

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The Art of War by Sun Tzu (Book Review)

In an old context of warfare and stratagem on China’s journey towards its unification, Philosophers and Generals came up with analysis and study of how to win decisive battles that may cause little to none of their resources and troops. The art of war explains the readiness of an army to engage their foes in … Continue reading The Art of War by Sun Tzu (Book Review)

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Procedure on Approval of Bills in the Philippines (with Comments)

A bill is introduced by any member of the House of Representatives or the Senate except for some measures that must originate only in the House of Representatives. (Note: Most of the Bills should come from the House of Representatives, Why? Because the House represents the sectoral, marginalized, local and under represented, the House of … Continue reading Procedure on Approval of Bills in the Philippines (with Comments)

Abolition of the Commission of Human Rights. Why or why not?

The CHR, created under the 1987 Constitution, was tasked to investigate all forms of human rights violations involving civil and political rights. It is embedded in our constitution in relation to the International Humanitarian Laws and other laws governing human rights. The 1987 Constitution of the Philippines, in Section 18 Article XIII says simply that … Continue reading Abolition of the Commission of Human Rights. Why or why not?

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How does the Philippines ensure the independence of the constitutional offices?

According to the 1987 Constitution of the Philippine Republic as stated in Article IX (Constitutional Commissions) that Constitutional Commissions which shall be independent are the Civil Service Commission, the Commission on Elections and the Commission on Audit. However, the Philippine government or the three (3) of its branches are independently monitored by the office of … Continue reading How does the Philippines ensure the independence of the constitutional offices?

Are you in favor of a federal form of government?

Someone from our beloved followers asked me this question; Am I in favor of a federal form of government? As an honest opinion, I am in favor of a federal form of government. But before we proceed to my thoughts, allow me to indicate one of the major reasons why I support a federal form … Continue reading Are you in favor of a federal form of government?

What are the weaknesses or problems of the Philippine Presidential Type of Government?

As a background, The Philippine Government is a Unitary, Republic, Presidential System, Parliamentary and Constitutional Republic type of Government with that our Presidential Type of Government has a slow response. Since it is centralized and most situations are focused in Metro Manila, the local issue under its domain are somehow, if not, neglected due to … Continue reading What are the weaknesses or problems of the Philippine Presidential Type of Government?

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Assessment on the present Philippine Public Administration and Political Landscape?

The present Philippine Public Administration for me would have a satisfactory grade in performing its mandates particularly in affairs of the country, but I will just give the complement to our president alone. Hierarchically speaking, the President has his own cabinet members and House of Representatives that act as his functioning body. our government’s pace … Continue reading Assessment on the present Philippine Public Administration and Political Landscape?

Theories and Practices in Public Administration: Bureaucratic Theory of Public Administration

The first to use and describe the term bureaucracy was Max Weber. This is also known as the Bureaucratic Theory of management, Bureaucratic Management Theory or the Max Weber Theory. He believed bureaucracy was the most efficient way to set up an organization and administration. Max Weber believed that Bureaucracy was better than traditional structures. … Continue reading Theories and Practices in Public Administration: Bureaucratic Theory of Public Administration

5 reasons why you need to take Master’s Degree in Public Administration

Enhancing your Leadership and Management SkillsIn order to progress in any career, it is necessary to develop your leadership and management skills. A Master’s degree in Public Administration in the Philippines is a key requirement to attain high position in the governemnt. It is the degree of choice for people who want to advance their … Continue reading 5 reasons why you need to take Master’s Degree in Public Administration