Why is it difficult to apply the principles of the private sector to the public sector?

HI,

I am having a hard time answering this for homework Why is it difficult to apply the principles of the

private sector to the public sector? in canada ... it needs to be like 8-10 sentences thanks :)

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  • 8 years ago
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    Because civil society and civic infrastructures do not lend themselves well to the profit motive.

    Ask yourself, for an endeavor to be worthwhile, does it have to be accomplished with an eye towards funneling the largest profit margins possible to investors, or can an endeavor be worthwhile in the absence of said profit margin?

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Accountability

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Way too many inefficient restrictions on public sector business.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Here is one principle: you must be kidding if you think I'm going to do your work for you.

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  • 8 years ago

    3 words: special interest groups

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