A consideration of the problems of applying the principles of systems analysis to the administrative concerns of developing countries. Systems analysis is not useful in the more important and basic issues faced by development administration. In order to derive significant benefits from systems analysis and, even more important, better treatment of the basic and critical problems of development administration, a broad approach to the improvement of the public policymaking system of developing countries is needed. In such an approach, systems analysis is only one component, although an important one. 20 pp.
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