Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 June 2005

360 Pages | 2 figures, 3 tables

ISBN: 9780199275465

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The Values of Bureaucracy

Edited by Paul du Gay

Bureaucracy is often used as short-hand for the dysfunctions of organizations. Its reform or abolition is continually demanded or promised. This book highlights the positive attributes of bureaucracy and shows why bureaucratic organization should be valued, both by those engaged in business and commerce, and those responsible for running states and delivering public services.