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In Praise of Bureaucracy

Weber - Organization - Ethics

In Praise of Bureaucracy by Paul du Gay
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In this provocative study, Paul du Gay makes a compelling case for the continuing importance of bureaucracy. Taking inspiration from the work of Max Weber, du Gay launches a staunch defence of `the bureaucratic ethos' and highlights its continuing relevance to the achievement of social order and good government in liberal democratic societies.

Through a comprehensive engagement with both historical and contemporary critiques of bureaucracy and a careful examination of the policies of organizational change within the public services today, du Gay develops a major reappraisal of the so-called `traditional' ethic of office. In doing so he highlights the ways in which many of the key features of bureaucratic conduct that came into existence a century ago still remain essential to the provision of responsible democratic government.

SAGE Publications; June 2000
176 pages; ISBN 9781446230138
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Title: In Praise of Bureaucracy
Author: Paul du Gay
 
ISBNs
1446264440
9780761955030
9781446230138
9781446264447