CHAPTER 13 - CHAPTER 13: THE FEDERAL BUREAUCRACY:...

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CHAPTER 13: THE FEDERAL BUREAUCRACY: ADMINISTERING THE GOVERNMENT NEED FOR BUREAUCRACY : What does it accomplish? NEED FOR REFORM OF BUREAUCRACY : National Performance Review: origins, goals, recommendations Difficulty of reforming the federal bureaucracy FEDERAL ADMINISTRATION: FORM 1. Hierarchical Authority 2. Job Specialization IMPACT ON CITIZENS' LIVES : Size and Functions TYPES OF ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATIONS Independent offices Regulatory agencies- "independence" Governmental corporations Presidential commissions Bureaucrats are NOT passive administrators: they DO make policy Discretion in administering rules- "street level bureaucracy" Dilemma of dual responsibilities: vs. respond to partisan/ political pressures CHECK BOX: Number of Federal Employees since 1791
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