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Bureaucracy Literally means “rule by desks” Characteristics of Bureaucracy (Max Weber) Task specialization Hierarchical authority Impersonal rules The merit principle President Executive Office of the President Most immediately under Presidential control WH Staff do not require Senate confirmation The Cabinet Departments Each has many sub agencies Ex: H.H.S. Dept. (FDA, CDC) Declined as advisory body Independent Executive Agencies Established by Congress with separate status outside the cabinet departments (but operate like them, presidential control). Ex. Social Security Administration, NASA, EPA Independent Regulatory Commisions Largely independent from Congress and the President (once seated, members cannot be removed without cause) Regulate a specific economic activity Make rules, enforce them, set penalties Ex. Federal Communications Commision Federal Reserve System
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