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Public Bureaucracies Between Reform and Resistance

Legacies, Trends and Effects in China, the U. S. S. R., Poland and Yugoslavia

by Christopher Hamilton

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marxism & Communism,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Public Bureaucracy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • China,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Poland,
  • Yugoslavia & former Yugoslavia,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Case studies,
  • Bureaucracy,
  • Communist countries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8300062M
    ISBN 100854962956
    ISBN 109780854962952

    There is no reinventing government: if we are to have government do things for us, bureaucracies, which cannot behave efficiently, will have to do the work. This small book has grown in stature as Western economies have become more and more bureaucratized. This volume's contents include: Preface to the Edition /10(2). tape, rigidity, and caution. Public choice economists contribute to this tradition, as exemplified by Tullock's () pessimistic view of public bureaucracies. This perspective figured prominently in Downs's () Inside Bureaucracy, apparently the most widely cited book ever written on government bureaucracy.

      Differences Between Street-Level Bureaucrats and Managers Resources for Resistance Part II Conditions of Work. Introduction 3 The Problem of Resources Demand and Supply, or Why Resources are Usually Inadequate in Street-Level Bureaucracies 4 Goals and Performance Measures Goals Performance Measures 5 Relations Brand: Russell Sage Foundation.   Bureaucratic behavior has been a human byproduct since the Egyptians and perhaps before. The difference between public bureaucracies (government run) and private bureaucracies (company, partnership, corporation) is that in the later -- profit must keep the company going if the bureaucracies and their customer insensitivity -- the firm and its .

    Preface.. Features a new discussion on the distinctions between public administration and public affairs.. Introduction to Part One: Paradigms of Public Administration. A new treatment on the need for "good government," and some facts concerning the cost of corrupt government.. This discussion is related to the pro-democracy revolutions that are convulsing numerous Availability: Not yet available.   A lot of criticisms have been leveled up against bureaucracies for a long time now. However, most of these criticisms are not aimed at the idea of having bureaucracies but they focus mostly on the practice of the bureaucracies, (Kallinikos, ). This is because they feel that they are not living up to the expectations.


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Public Bureaucracies Between Reform and Resistance Legacies, Trends and Effects in China, the U. R., Poland and Yugoslavia. Published January 1, by Berg Publishers. Written in EnglishPages: Get this from a library. Public bureaucracies between reform and resistance: legacies, trends, and effects in China, the USSR, Poland, and Yugoslavia.

[Jaroslaw Piekalkiewicz; Christopher Hamilton;] -- An analysis of the nature and social significance of bureaucracies inside socialist, or what were socialist, countries.

The authors of this volume examine the potential for change of. P ublic management reform has become a priority on the political agenda of governments in major industrialized countries since the s.1 Nowadays, the File Size: KB. !each!of!these!principals,!particularly!the!legislatures,!may!give!voice.

toconflictingconcernsofdifferentinterests.!iii!Inprinciple File Size: KB. The Public Bureaucracy. STUDY. PLAY. Bureaucracy. Rule by officers and officials. - Form of government organization based on the premise it should be as efficient as possible and that this is best achieved by setting up a hierarchically structured decision making process which minimize arbitrary decision-making.

The fundamental difference between most private bureaucracies and public bureaucracies pointed out in the text is that: Most private bureaucracies have the explicit goal of making money, so accountability is straightforward. A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service - Kindle edition by Gates, Robert Michael.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service/5().

I was delighted to stumble upon this long over-due article bemoaning the problematic nature of bureaucracy. The problems within the bureaucratic structure are particularly evident in interactions between the clerks, guards and other employees of a bureaucracy and the members of the groups they so frequently mistreat.

This book chapter aims to broaden the options for public sector reform. It explores micro-level initiatives that aim to support the emergence of institutions capable of fulfilling governance expectations.

One approach is to focus on comprehensive reforms along Weberian principles with trickle-down principles. The other is more incremental via targeted efforts and multi. 6) A "public commitment" should therefore be made essential in public bureaucracies.

It contains among other things the following set of values: i. Public office is a public trust; ii. Corruption is public enemy and should be exposed wherever it is discovered; iii.

Between Resistance and Reform: TWAIL and the Universality of International Law Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Bureaucracy and Democracy B.

Guy Peters University of Pittsburgh The terms bureaucracy and democracy are usually thought of, both in the academic and the popular literature, as antithetical approaches to providing governance for a society (see Etzioni-Halevey, ).

On the one hand public bureaucracies are typically conceptualized as necessaryFile Size: 61KB. Business and public bureaucracies have in common many obstacles to change, but the final obstacle to reform unique to public institutions is simply the absence of any economic incentive to do so.

A new paradigm of political-bureaucratic relations emerged through the s holding that U.S. democratic institutions continuously shape nonelective public bureaucracies. Bureaucracy and Organizational Change. So, what is it that makes some organizations better able to reform their bureaucracies and others fail to do so.

For starters, the organizational structure is the key to implementing change management and the way in which it is designed is often the differentiating factor between success and failure. Cutback Management in Public Bureaucracies: Popular Theories and Observed Outcomes in Whitehall [Dunsire, Andrew] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Cutback Management in Public Bureaucracies: Popular Theories and Observed Outcomes in WhitehallCited by: Comparing Public Bureaucracies seeks to understand why.

One of the principal answers is that there is no readily accepted and dependent variable that would allow comparative public administration to conform to the usual canons of social research. In contrast, comparative public policy has a ready-made dependent variable in public expenditure.

This book examines in detail the process of change in city, county and state public bureaucracies responsible for local finance administration.

Using the longitudinal method of analysis, the data show organizational structures to be much less stable than conventional stereotypes have by:   The chapters in this book take up primarily new forms of management, referred to as new managerialism or New Public Management (NPM).

A central tenet of neoliberalism is to privatize and marketize society by transferring market principles to the public sector (Friedman ) and NPM is the way this is accomplished at the organizational and.

The administrative state is the nexus of American policy making in the postwar period. The vague and sometimes conflicting policy mandates of Congress, the president, and courts are translated into real public policy in the bureaucracy.

As the role of the national government has expanded, the national legislature and executive have increasingly delegated authority to administrative. The culture of public bureaucracies and all too many pri­vate sector organizations is also a serious obstacle to change and reform.

Fundamental to bureaucratic culture is risk avoidance: It is almost always safer for the public bureaucrat—and too often the business bureaucrat as well—to say no than yes.4/4(1).Bureaucracy - Digital Book.

by Mises, Ludwig von. This professionally prepared ebook is an electronic edition of the book that is designed for reading on digital readers like Nook, Kindle, iPad, Sony Reader, and other products including iPhone and Android smart phones.

Written long before Public Choice economists began to take up the.So Much Reform, So Little Change takes a social science approach with the school institution as its level of analysis. The discussion involves the community contexts, the spaces inhabited characteristically by teachers or students, the large public bureaucracies of urban school systems.