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Author Knott, Jack H., 1947-

Title Reforming bureaucracy : the politics of institutional choice / Jack H. Knott, Gary J. Miller.

Publication Info. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1987]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  353.01 K72R    Check Shelf
Description x, 290 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction -- Bureaucracy and boss politics -- Progressive reform : constituencies, prescriptions, tactics -- Scientific management and professionalism -- Progressivism to the New Deal : reform principles become the administrative orthodoxy -- Assessing the reform model : is it efficient? -- Assessing the reform model :is it really neutral? -- Assessing the reform model : is it accountable? -- Explaining bureaucratic dysfunctions : two models -- The politics of administrative reform : individual rationality vs. social irrationality -- The quest for technical efficiency : budget reform -- The quest for neutral competence : personnel reform -- Institutional choice : assessing the alternatives.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Subject Bureaucracy -- United States.
Administrative agencies -- United States -- Reorganization.
Administrative agencies -- United States -- Management -- Decision making.
Public administration -- Decision making.
Added Author Miller, Gary J.
ISBN 0137700903 paperback
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