Class Notes 9.24-1 - Class Notes PS 220 Characteristics of...

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Class Notes PS 220 September 24, 2007 Characteristics of Bureaucracy Structure Legal Leadership Performance measure Standards Oversight Function Formulation Execution Factors affecting formulation and execution Tenure Attributes Attitude toward mission Federal laws, rules and regulations External pressures Problems associated with bureaucracies effective oversight cozy triangle S.O.P.s Agency culture inertia Turf Wars The general perception of bureaucracies are agencies that carry out governmental policies. Yet in a modern society, bureaucracies are now more involved than just execution. They help formulate information in order o create programs. Lawmakers request and allow these bureaucracies to participate in the early policy process. Bureaucracies are given a very large amount of discretion and they are given sway to help solve this problem by providing a solution. Execution of certain laws is greatly affected by their tenure. This means they are in office for more time than congress and the president. Their long term views come into conflict with the elected
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PS 220 taught by Professor Malekafzali during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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Class Notes 9.24-1 - Class Notes PS 220 Characteristics of...

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