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Inside bureaucracy.

Author: Anthony Downs; Rand Corporation.
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1967]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Downs, Anthony.
Inside bureaucracy.
Boston, Little, Brown [1967]
(OCoLC)643528818
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Downs; Rand Corporation.
OCLC Number: 321824
Notes: "A Rand Corporation research study."
Description: xv, 292 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: The life cycle of bureaus --
What are bureaus, and who are bureaucrats? --
Why bureaus are necessary --
Relating bureaus to their environment --
Internal characteristics common to all bureaus --
Limitations and biases common to all officials --
Officials' milieu, motives, and goals --
How specific types of officials behave --
Communications in bureaus --
The basic nature of control problems in bureaus --
Control processes and devices --
The rigidity cycle --
The basic dynamics of search and change --
Search problems in bureaus --
The processes of change --
Bureau territioriality --
Goal consensus, recruitment, and indoctrination --
Bureaucratic ideologies --
How ignorance affects the government budgeting process --
Increasing bureaucratization, social efficiency, and individual freedom --
A summary of hypotheses.

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