Bureaucratic Reform Checkpoint

Bureaucratic Reform Checkpoint - can be dated back to as...

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Bureaucratic Reform The term red tape is a phrase that stands for excessive regulation by governments, corporations or other big organizations. This term is used when an individual has to have several different people approve a decision, fill out meaningless forms or getting an unnecessary license. Red tape relates to federal bureaucracy because in government there are many areas that are inefficient and services that need to be approved for the sake of the public. Congress can be blamed fully for bureaucratic red tape because of all the cases over the years where people wanted to find information and the government prevents the people from obtaining that information. Red tape
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Unformatted text preview: can be dated back to as early as the 17 th and 18 th centuries. Benefits from the federal bureaucracy prevent people from changing laws and obtaining confidential information that should not be released to the public for any reason. Some of the drawbacks from this system are the difficulty that individuals would have when needing to obtain information for important issues and when needing to speak with a high ranking official on certain issues. Another issue with the current system is that many political leaders have promised to get rid of red tape and none of them have taken the first step to eliminate the red tape issue. Derek J. Belton...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course POS 110 taught by Professor Britt,j during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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