Essays Tagged: "Bureaucracy"

Analyzing the struggle for power in four novels. "1984" by George Orwell, In the novel "Fahrenheit 451", by Ray Bradbury, "Invisible Man", a novel by Ralph Ellison

e main struggle for power deals with the government. This overly oppressive, almost Orwellian style bureaucracy, tries to make sure there is no interaction with books at all. They believe that books p ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Government's Half-Witted Beaurocratic Laws in the US

Todays big government is atypical display of bureaucracy in itsmost creative state. Due to theenormous bureaucracy withintodays state governments ... rson to give lit cigars to dogs, cats,or any other domesticated animalkept as a pet in Illinois.The bureaucracy of thegovernment has created some lawsthat do not even make sense. Forinstance in North ...

(5 pages) 68 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Inferring Freedom and Equality. Speaks of Jean Jacques Rousseau

eas for an upcoming legitimate government. The American Constitution and the basis of this nation's bureaucracy adopted many of his opinions, along with John Locke and Thomas Hobbes, into the making o ...

(4 pages) 144 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

EPA Superfund Sites

Treating Company (ETC) Superfund Site has been mistreated and neglected for years; a combination of bureaucracy in Washington and government intervention in Pensacola have made the situation at the ET ...

(15 pages) 111 0 4.1 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

World Bank

Bureaucracy is one of the pillars of modern western society. Although this statement is debatable fr ... able from many aspects, most would agree that, at the very least, our lives are greatly affected by bureaucracy. Bureaucracy is the 'pure form of rational organization' (Newson, Jan 11). Not only is i ... al or ecological concerns become lost in a race for job security and advancement. Not only does the bureaucracy of the Bank compel the staff to create massive, poorly thought out projects but it almos ...

(12 pages) 322 1 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

U.S. Foreign Policy and Jewish Inmigration

upon which such decisionswere made. Factors including the U.S. government's policy mechanisms, it'sbureaucracy and public opinion, coupled with the narrow domestic politicalmindedness of President Ro ... y of theindividual decision makers. From this notion stems two very important influences.Within the bureaucracy, deviation from the accepted norms was viewed withdisdain. Bureaucrats who questioned th ...

(17 pages) 158 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


society. Ritzer claims our social institutions have become completely dehumanized in the form of a bureaucracy. Health care is an example of one institution that is characterized by the four componen ... worker who assumes you will want Cokeâ with your combo meal.Those are the four components of bureaucracy, but to meet Ritzer's standards of formal rationality it must have irrationality to it a ...

(6 pages) 192 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Bureaucracy and Street-level Bureaucrats

as the agency between the government and the public in which their activities affect the way of the bureaucracy in fulfilling its responsibilities. These street-level bureaucrats occupy a critical rol ... tem of authority, people, offices, and methods to achieve its objectives and this is what we called bureaucracy. It is actually the executive branch of the government to carry out the policies. Yet, t ...

(5 pages) 123 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Study notes for civics class about the president's job and the executive branch.

advisers made up of the heads of the executive departments, the Vice President, and other officialsBureaucracy-a government or other organization with many different departments and complex rules and ... care that the laws be faithfully executed". Executive branch determines provisions of each new law. Bureaucracy is a huge network of agencies and employees in the executive branch.The president heads ...

(5 pages) 126 1 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Compare and contrast the role of the Federal Bureaucracy in the United States with that of the Civil Service in Britain

, (often) credited with the birth of sociology, the science of social studies, said that the 'ideal bureaucracy' consisted of a system that was efficient, worked fast but yet remained precise, wasn't ... erial and production costs. While Weber's statement is itself ambitious (and highly unlikely that a bureaucracy containing all those characteristics could exist in either the US or UK political system ...

(5 pages) 149 2 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

What are Charter Schools and why are they so unique?

hildren succeed and achieve more in a healthier environment without having to deal with the average bureaucracy that comes with public schools.However many questions float in the air about charter sch ...

(3 pages) 100 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Bureaucracy theory of Weber.

Bureaucracy theory of WeberWeber's theory of bureaucracy (1958) is one of the most popular themes of ... ons exactly as dose the machine with the non-mechanical modes of production." (Weber, M. 1947: 214) Bureaucracy administration is constituted by hierarchy, continuity, impersonality and expertise. Web ... tration is constituted by hierarchy, continuity, impersonality and expertise. Weber considered that bureaucracy is an ideal-type (1958) of the structure in organization, which means the bureaucratic o ...

(5 pages) 359 1 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Tough time for creative boutiques.

s has always been their ability to turn out inventive creative work quickly, without the cumbersome bureaucracy and politics of larger agencies. Large and small shops coexisted successfully because bo ... ooking for an agency where the partners would be involved and there would not be a lot of layerd of bureaucracy with which to deal.many creative boutique owners still feel they can beat the odds and c ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Phenomenon of Bureaucracy. Is there any exit for Ukraine?

Political AnalysisResearch PaperTopic: "The Phenomenon of Bureaucracy.Is there any exit for Ukraine?"Kiev 2001OUTLINEIntroduction.I. Bureaucracy: Origin and M ... y exit for Ukraine?"Kiev 2001OUTLINEIntroduction.I. Bureaucracy: Origin and Main Point.1.1 Types of bureaucracy and its essence.II. A "struggle" against bureaucracy: is it an exit?2.1 A "Struggle" or ... nturies there governed an authoritarian political culture in Ukraine. Therefore, one might say that bureaucracy is a common tendency of Ukrainians. Changing of social-political administration does not ...

(8 pages) 86 2 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory


the Jews and Germans became the industrialists while the Magyars developed the intelligentsia and a bureaucracy. The gentry and the landowning magnate groups became associated with the political natio ... lass blamed the Jews for the revolution. The Jews were also kept out of the army officers' corp and bureaucracy. Hungarian Jews defined themselves as a religious group and not a nationality and ...

(13 pages) 64 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

What Was the main theme of max weber's sociology? Analysis of the 'Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism'and weber's rationality theory.

hange in stimulus had led to men becoming dehumanised, trapped in the 'iron cage' of production and bureaucracy. Weber's writings sought to understand why Capitalism had come to predominate in the Wes ... minance of rationality in modernity. Weber explored rationality at all levels of society, including bureaucracy, the state, and even music. Weber believed that bureaucracy was the most important chara ...

(7 pages) 386 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Description of the different management theories Bureaucratic,Bounded Rationality, Economical, Motivational, and Action models

ructural frame. Max Weber developed a list of five characteristics that reflect the "ideal type" of bureaucracy. The first characteristic is Division of Labor. Within the bureaucracy there are differe ...

(7 pages) 178 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Public Schools.

s if privately run companies were to take over. They feel that with the existing large, encumbering bureaucracy, the government is simply unable to provide the proper base that is necessary to support ... ortunity to come up with more innovative programs than public schools in order to stay competitive. Bureaucracy is expected to hinder initiative and efficiency, whereas the private sector in general i ...

(3 pages) 74 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich Essay Title: Wal-Mart Bureaucracy

times place a higher priority on preserving their status rather than actually carrying out what the bureaucracy was intended for. Thus there are two factors that Barbara Ehrenreich brings up in her bo ... the ordinary environments of men and women" (146). It is those few elite who not only controls the bureaucracy but also maintains it by making it nearly impossible for workers to form unions. Bureauc ...

(5 pages) 237 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Description of rent seeking as applied to political corruption

rom the market than in competitive systems of organisation. This does not, however, mean that every bureaucracy is automatically burdened by rent seeking and that every company is automatically effici ...

(8 pages) 53 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays