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33Desiree O'Nan GarciaSoc 361_VAAbstract 3 - Max WeberSeptember 21, 2019Thesis:Bureaucracy- Weberacceptedtheorizedthatanthis form oforganization is the mostproductive approach to set up an association since this system takes into account explicitprinciples and institutionalization of procedures and progressive systems for structure. Hecontends that an organization is the most ideal approach to guarantee greatesteffectiveness.-1ALL MODERN FORMS OF SOCIAL ORGANIZATION TEND TOWARDBUREAUCRATIC ORGANIZATION.BUREAUCRATIC ORGANIZATION ISBASED ON A FUNDAMENTAL VALUE OF RATIONALISM, THAT IS, APREFERENCE FOR ACCOMPLISHING TASKS IN THE MOST EFFICIENTMANNER POSSIBLE. THIS RESULTS IN A VERY HIERARCHICAL, CODIFIED,TASK DRIVEN, TASK SPECIALIZED, AND DEHUMANIZING FORM OF SOCIALORGANIZATION.Objectivity in Social Science and Social Policy - Science can demonstrate to us the socialworld and show rationale,butit isat last dependentincumbentupon the person to decideinwhat to recognize and which ways we shape our general publicdependentpolicy.onlogical discoveries, if by any stretch of the imagination.-1SOCIAL INVESTIGATORS MUST DIFFERENTIATE THE QUESTION “WHAT IS?”FROM “WHAT SHOULD BE?”SCIENTIFIC STUDY CAN ONLY ANSWER THE“WHAT IS” QUESTION. ADDITIONALLY, WE SOCIAL SCIENTISTS MUSTREALIZE THAT IT IS A FINITE VERSION OF INTER-SUBJECTIVELY DEFINEDREALITY THAT WE CAN UNDERSTAND USING SCIENCE AS A TOOL. THEQUESTION OF WHAT “SHOULD BE” IN THE ARENA OF SOCIALPOLICY/ACTION IS A DIFFERENT QUESTION, AND IT IS A QUESTION THAT ISANSWERED WITH MORE THAN SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE.Class, Status and Party - Weber contends that power is the capacity to master onespossess will in "a common activity even against the obstruction of others." Meaning thateven in spite of resistance, being able to impact others.-2POWER IN SOCIETY HAS THREE PRIMARY DIMENSIONS: CLASS, STATUS,AND PARTY.CLASS IS VERY IMPORTANT, BUT NOT ALL IMPORTANT ANDNOT AS IMPORTANT AS MARX BELIEVED IT TO BE. THE ABILITY TO
INFLUENCE POLITICAL DECISIONS AND PRESTIGE STATUS ARE ALSO VERYPOWERFUL AT SHAPING SOCIAL PATTERNS/ORGANIZATION.Q1:Bureaucracy, according to Weber, is the solid rock which is necessary,inmodern,complex productionformedsystems that are in society.,toItbringsorganizedcharacteristics to economicaland sociological elements of the society.This becameWeber's rationalization, that is applied to an organizational need in humanity. Humanity,according to Weber, needs efficiency, hierarchy(especially in specialized areas andpositions of authority, i.e. uniformed persons), a sustainable laws system on record, labordivisions,and more modes of efficiency, among others. Weber states that within abureaucracy, labor will be intensified in "ranks" according to "status". There is even acode for individuals to follow in Weber's' bureaucracy. Together, these last two can inunison to one another, as a way to allow specializations in an industry, instead of over

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