Bureaucrats refer to those who work in government (non-elected & non-appointed) 1 out of 100 Americans work for government bureaucracy
Utilizing Webers concept of bureaucracy the goal becomes a streamlined process1. Specialized tasks -Become an expert2. Uniformity and coordination of different tasks -Held accountable for production3. Accountable to one person -Managers are experts and subordinates only report to one4. Remove emotional ties -Eliminates favoritism and personnel conflict5. Commitment to and from organization -Lifelong journey for employees evaluated based on tenure and skill
Diagrams of the U.S. Army and Nonprofit organization to illustrate bureaucratic function according to Weber
The Process of Rulemaking Negotiated Rulemaking Administrative Adjudication Deregulation vs. Reregulation
Bureaucratic politics explained the public policy decisions. Describe the needs of each bureau. The Conservatives beliefs. The Liberals beliefs.
Red Tape Definition comes from the ribbon used by civil servants in Britain Describes the amount of hassle citizens encounter when dealing with government Usually applied to government Includes the filling out of paperwork, obtaining of licenses.
ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES Division of labor “Red Tape” Employees collaboration Exploit bureaucracyCompetence and efficiency Fear of reactionDecisions in measure way Rigid & inflexible
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