Essay Archive - Bureaucratic Pathologies
****What does the text mean by the term “bureaucratic pathologies”? What are some examples of such pathologies? Why does each exist? Can they be corrected?
When you think about bureaucracies, one of the first things usually thought about is the red tape roadblocks so commonly dealt with. Modern bureaucracies play an important role in government and are too large to label the entire enterprise with one word. The term “pathologies” refers to problems the bureaucracy is faced with. There are many problems with bureaucratic rule – red tape, duplication, conflict, agency imperialism, and w....