Presentation on theme: "The Bureaucracy 10/5/2011. Clearly Communicated Learning Objectives in Written Form Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: – identify."— Presentation transcript:
Clearly Communicated Learning Objectives in Written Form Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: – identify and explain the role of formal (bureaucratic) institutions and their effect on policy. – students will have a better understanding of why our national government works and why the American system of government is unique.
Office Hours and Readings Chapter 10 on the Bureaucracy Office Hours – Tomorrow 8-12 – Monday 8-10:30
What is a Bureaucracy The Bureaucracy are the organizations that administer programs and policies in both government and the private sector Where we see it – SEU – Business – The Government Bureaucrats the individuals in these organizations.
Why A Bureaucracy?: The Tasks of Government The Constitution sets up a need for bureaucrats You have to have people to administer these tasks
Why a Bureaucracy: The Public Goods Problem What are public goods? Business will not touch it How do you protect/provide these?