Unformatted text preview: and flawed) Heuristic – encouraging people to discover things for themselves. Weber wanted a better society and thought the middle class was dominated by short-sighted, petty bureaucrats. Weber very interested in the best leader…their power derived from… Traditional leadership- like a kind, divine rights – people listen to them and thought their power was legitimate because it was given by God Charisma, miracles, or other qualities Legal-authority based on rationality- degree of legality to enacted rules and the rights of those elevated to the authority to issue commands Bureaucracy is this type—weber’s ideal model is a bureaucracy Characteristics of Bureaucracies …in book Ideals of. .. Politics Religion Leadership styles...
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- Spring '08
- Weber, ideal type, purist form Ideal, historical reality