Dysfunctional Bureaucracy: A Comparative and Historical Perspective

Dysfunctional Bureaucracy: A Comparative and Historical Perspective

By: Bogdan Mieczkowski (author)Hardback

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This book examines 'dysborgs' (dysfunctional bureaucratic organizations) through the establishment of a theory of the dysborg and some of its theoretical antecedents, the study of conditions under which dysborgian elements recede in favor of functional bureaucracy, the reformulation of a theory of bureaucracy in academia, a study of the politics of bureaucracy in command economies, and an inquiry into the existence of convergence and divergence in the operation of the institution of bureaucracy in the East and West.

About Author

Bogdan Mieczkowski is Professor of Economics at Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York.


The Theory of Dysfunctional Bureaucratic Organizations; Ibn Khaldun's 14th-Century Views on Bureaucracy; The Bureaucratic East-West Synthesis; Bureaucracy, Politics and Economics in Command Economics; The Bureaucratic Syndrome in Academia; An Analysis of the Uniqueness of the Japanese Public and Private Bureaucracy.

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  • ISBN13: 9780819183934
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780819183934
  • weight: 572
  • ISBN10: 0819183938

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