Accession Number:

AD0650427

Title:

BUREAUCRATIC STRUCTURE AND DECISIONMAKING,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

181.0

Abstract:

The study explores how bureaus are likely to behave in a realistic world where information is costly and there is uncertainty. A great many facets of bureau behavior are examined, including their life cycles internal structural elements common to all bureaus communications processes and problems the processes of change internal control difficulties and devices wasted motion search processes how their functions and activities affect the goals of their members and vice versa their use of such goal-influencing devices as selective recruitment, indoctrination, and ideologies how ignorance affects budgeting and the relationship between the increasing bureaucratization of society and individual freedom. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE