Chapter 6 examines the administration of personnel systems in the public sector. For your initial post in this discussion, write a response to the following: A fundamental tenet of the federal personnel system is merit-based decision making. The civil service system was put into place to institutionalize this practice. Opponents of the merit-based model argue that the practice has gone too far (leading to a bureaucracy that is unresponsive) and the public sector should adopt a private sector model. Do you agree? Explain your answer using key concepts outlined in Chapter 6. Since you do not have access to Chapter 6, please use any outside resources that you would consider authoritative on the subject including web resources.