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A Theory of Public Bureaucracy

Politics, Personality, and Organization in the State Department

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674881952

Publication Date: 03/01/1979


264 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Part I: Background
    • 1. Explaining Bureaucracy
    • 2. The Setting
  • Part II: Bureaucratic Growth and Regeneration
    • 3. Bureaucratic Regeneration: The O Area Reforms
    • 4. The External Environment
    • 5. The Internal Environment
    • 6. Abdication at the Bottom
    • 7. Escalation to the Top
  • Part III: Bureaucratic Persistence
    • 8. Resistance to Change: The Hays Bill
    • 9. Why Bureaucracy Stays
  • Part IV: Conclusions
    • 10. Bureaucracy, Organizations, and Organizational Change
    • 11. Is There Hope?
  • Appendix: Biography of a Research Project
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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