Principle iron law of oligarchy all organizations

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principle Iron law of oligarchy: all organizations – even democratic ones – tend to develop into bureaucracies ruled by an elite few “Washington insiders” –
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Bureaucracy: Bureaucracy & Organizational Culture Scientific management approach: theory of management that measures all aspects of the work process to eliminate any inefficiencies Human relations approach: emphasizes the role of people, communication, and participation in a bureaucracy and tends to focus on the informal structure of the organization Workers’ feelings, frustrations, emotional need for job satisfaction Many workplaces are now family-friendly
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Social Structure & Interaction: Chapter Conclusion Social structure provides order Shapes the options available to us Context within which we interact with others Statuses we occupy shape the roles we perform What we think/do is shaped by our relationships with others in groups, networks, and institutions
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Goals for Chapter 5 Explain the relationship between social reality & social interaction List & summarize the five elements of social structure Explain how ascribed status & master status can constrain achieved status Give examples of role conflict, role strain, & role exit Differentiate among the five different types of groups Describe the pitfalls & benefits of online social networks List & describe the five basic characteristics of an ideal bureaucracy according to Weber Describe the different approaches to classifying forms of social structure.
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