This book draws attention to the nature of public administration, the issues and paradigms of development. Crucial to the discussion about public administration are issues that concerns development, economy, social, and work environment. In the chapters, we look at how policy-making and implementation may be approached by different levels of international and local scenarios. The first section with three chapters deal with development and globalization around the world with local examples, followed by the second section with three chapters surrounding economic issues in Malaysia on healthcare privatization, urban transportation systems and local government issues. Then, the third social section on social chapters that discuss on social security issues and sexual harassment at workplace among public administrators. In the final fourth segment, we have the chapters on challenges of work environment in both developed and developing countries, and the meaning of work in terms of sustainability.