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Power in bureaucracies

Anthony G. White

Power in bureaucracies

a selected bibliography

by Anthony G. White

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power (Social sciences) -- Bibliography.,
  • Bureaucracy -- Bibliography.,
  • Organizational sociology -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony G. White.
    SeriesPublic administration series--bibliography,, P-1040
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7164.S66 W47 1982, HM141 W47 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3112766M
    ISBN 100880661801
    LC Control Number82221113
    OCLC/WorldCa8972706

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The power of permanent and nonelective officials to apply and even initiate measures of control over national administration and economy has made the bureaucracy central to the life of the state; critics object that it is largely impervious to control by the people or their elected representatives.

A bureaucracy is a way of administratively organizing large numbers of people who need to work together. Organizations in the public and private sector, including universities and governments, rely on bureaucracies to function. The term bureaucracy literally means “rule by desks or offices,” a definition that highlights the often impersonal character of bureaucracies.

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She lives with her husband and daughters in London. Deirdre Mask. This is “Policymaking, Power, and Accountability in the Bureaucracy”, section from the book 21st Century American Government and Politics (v. For details on. The growth in power of government bureaucracies is one of the more profound developments of 20th-century society.

Bureaucracies impact the quality of life of every person in this country and many millions outside American borders. The president, governors, mayors, legislators, judges, and the public now are increasingly concerned with how bureaucracies are using their power. This book has application across many disciplines and is essential for those currently in or thinking about a career in the public sector.

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This compelling book truly explores how American political institutions have grown to become more fragmented and less accountable over the years. Author and lecturer, Frank M. Sorrentino details the influence of the Presidency and the prominence of bureaucracies based on his extensive research into the subject matter.

Parkinson's views remain consistent with those of conflict theorists, who hold that bureaucratic growth serves only the managers, who in turn use their increasing power to control the workers. Approaching bureaucracies from yet another angle, the Peter Principle, named after sociologist Laurence Peter, states that employees in a bureaucracy.

The EU bureaucracies did what bureaucracies always do, claim more power, and increasingly micromanage the people who they were supposed to serve.

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[David G Carnevale; Camilla Stivers] -- Ever since Max Weber and Frederick Taylor, public organizations have been told that effective practice lies in maximizing rationality through science.

Yet science-based management reforms have had. The acquisitive model proposes that bureaucracies are naturally competitive and power-hungry. This means bureaucrats, especially at the highest levels, recognize that limited resources are available to feed bureaucracies, so they will work to enhance the status of their own bureaucracy to the detriment of others.

Weber argued that bureaucracies gain increasing power over everyday life in a process called rationalization of society.

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