LO-09Br+AG+Bureaucracy - Bureaucracy LO-09 General...

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Bureaucracy LO-09 General: Bureaucracy An organization characterized by hierarchical structure, worker specialization, explicit rules, and advancement by merit. (Barbour & Wright) or Is the government organization that implements policy according to rules and procedures, by assignment of the process to its employees. What it does and how it does it varies from country to country Doesn’t always function according to the laws, particularly in totalitarian or authoritarian countries. The American Bureaucracy Early years, few bureaucrats Washington had about 1000 in 9 units Today, about 2.7 million non-mil in Fed bureaucracy Judicial branch – 34000 Legislative branch – 30000 Senate – 6700 House – 10400 GAO, Lib of Congress, Architect of the Capitol Organization Executive Office of the President (EOP), includes but is not limited to White House Office
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Office of V.P. NSC OMB CEA Office of U.S. Trade Representative 15 Executive depts Independent agencies:
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2009 for the course INTA 1200 taught by Professor Birchfield during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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LO-09Br+AG+Bureaucracy - Bureaucracy LO-09 General...

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