Holding Government Bureaucracies Accountable by Bernard Rosen

By Bernard Rosen

The progress in strength of presidency bureaucracies is among the extra profound advancements of 20th-century society. Bureaucracies influence the standard of lifetime of all people during this nation and lots of hundreds of thousands outdoor American borders. The president, governors, mayors, legislators, judges, and the general public now are more and more fascinated with how bureaucracies are utilizing their energy, and responsibility is on the center of those issues. For what and to whom are bureaucracies in charge? This acclaimed textual content examines those questions, basically within the context of the federal bureaucracy.

Building upon the second one version of the textual content, Rosen up-to-date the complete paintings to include major next advancements. one of the most crucial are the manager monetary Officer Act of 1990, the govt functionality and effects Act of 1993, and the govt. administration Reform Act of 1994. those 3 legislation, with the Clinton administration's nationwide functionality overview initiative, may perhaps considerably enhance functionality and responsibility. The textual content basically and systematically examines problems with responsibility which are of outrage to scholars and researchers in addition to policymakers within the zone of public administration.

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