Study of Bureaucracy Quiz
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Study of Bureaucracy Quiz

Test your knowledge on the analysis of administrative agencies and their functioning within a governmental system. Explore topics such as interinstitutional relationships, intrainstitutional activities, and systematic explanations in bureaucratic studies.

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What is the primary concern of the study of bureaucracy within political science?

How public bureaucracies operate in a democracy.

Who proposed the idea of 'rational-legal authority' as the appropriate way to conduct governance?

Max Weber.

What does the study of bureaucracy in political science focus on within an organization?

Explaining the organizational structure and behavior of administrative agencies.

What type of explanations does scientific inquiry in bureaucracy aim to develop?

<p>Systematic, generalizable explanations.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is emphasized in the essays contained in the book discussed in the text?

<p>Theory building and empirical testing of theories.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the study of bureaucracy in political science have an intellectual history that dates back to?

<p>Over a century.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the key components advocated by the author for designing bureaucratic institutions?

<p>Division of labor, career personnel with specialized training, hierarchical formal organizational structures, explicit rules and procedures</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who advocated for an administrative apparatus devoid of politics and meddling?

<p>Woodrow Wilson</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the theoretical concern during Wilson's era that led to his argument for an independent administrative state?

<p>Political patronage</p> Signup and view all the answers

Name one scholar whose work has been influenced by the advocacy for bureaucratic institutions' design.

<p>Herbert Simon</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the significance of professional expertise in policy administration according to the text?

<p>It is important for effective policy implementation.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who explored the role of bureaucracy in responding to political control from electoral institutions?

<p>Moe</p> Signup and view all the answers

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