Bureaucracy notes

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Gov notes Bureaucracy. Bureaucracy, defined: . ..to implement and enforce policies made by elected officials including Congress and the president Hierarchical in authority structures People advance on the basis of performance or seniority Private and public bureaucracies to the same types of work Goals of bureaucracies: Public agencies are not supposed to make profits but to serve the public interest Goals are defined by elected officials To accomplish tasks and provide services that private bureaucracies cannot Performance standards Evaluation may involve: Determining whether a public agency is efficient and cost-effective Measuring waste that comes from inefficiency and corruption Openness Greater visibility makes public agencies more responsive Documents in public depositories such as libraries The Federal Register Act. ITS HUGE! Addition of new responsibilities
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course POLS 101 taught by Professor Nemnich during the Fall '09 term at Boise State.

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