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Unformatted text preview: Andrew Stilinovic Claire Cook Kate Doyle Libby Wilson Rachel Breland Risa Suzuki Aaron Bland Quotes on Model II Government is a conglomerate of loosely allied organizations. -143 At any given time, a government consists of existing organizations, each with a fixed set of standard operating procedures and programs. -144 “People brought together temporarily for a transient purpose…organizations create capabilities…organizations and their routines constrain behavior… organizational culture emerges to shape the behavior of individuals with in the organization…organizations are less analogous to individuals then to a bundle of technologies.” (145-146)-145-146 A major purpose of organizing is to ensure that any of the operators can interchangeably and successfully perform normal tasks on any given day. -146-147 Max Weber viewed organizations as more effective, sometimes even dangerously effective, instruments of rational choice. -147 Organizations are effective instruments for achieving given goals - especially if one thinks of the alternative in the absence of such organizations. -148 "policy preferences of organizations reflect mainly nonideological organizational imperatives. "policy preferences of organizations reflect mainly nonideological organizational imperatives....
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