Unformatted text preview: mistakes Hierarchy of authority: Permits concealment of Written rules and regulations: Can lead to goal displacement organization Impersonality: Can discourage loyalty to the Employment based on credentials: Allows Peter Principle to operate Bureaucracy Dysfunctions Iron Cage of Bureaucracy: Overly bureaucratic, rulegoverned, hyperrational contexts can be dehumanizing Iron Law of Oligarchy: Greater organizational complexity can lead to less democratic and more centralized control (rule by the few) Organizations
In Sum... Rationalization of society has given rise to increased prominence of formal organizations Rise of bure...
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- Spring '07
- Sociology, Society Formal Organizations, Alienation Employment