The Bureaucracy Of The United States Bureaucracy

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PA can be seen as a as a dense twist of organizations and branches of government which need to relate to each other in order to serve the public needs of the society. Bureaucracy, as a result, is the internal engine of each public branch of government which coordinate and organize through rules and in a hierarchical way, all the administrators, as to provide an efficient system which is able to satisfy all the public demand of goods and services. However, most of the time it is subject to ridicule and condemnation by the citizens and the whole society for several reasons. Firstly, because of the overcrowded staff which permeate the entire bureaucratic system. This is a crucial problem which many of the governmental organizations are…show more content…
As a result, these first two reasons fully reflect the first myth of bureaucracy by Douglas Amy, which seen it as “Immensely Wasteful”. However, among the causes which negatively connote bureaucracy, but which are debunked in the article, we can find also the need for a privatization for bureaucracy in order to successfully create an efficient system and a more standardization of the latter which treats citizens as simple numbers. Again, both society’s beliefs are common also to Italy and not only US. When being interviewed at TV regarding issues of public administration, most of the time Italian politicians root the causes of the problems to bureaucracy and as a consequence they highly promote privatization. A last recent example is the referendum in Lombardy, which is asking for more independence in the financial sector and health sector, in order to prevent government intervention which, especially in Italy is a sign of disruption and corruption. The benefits of privatization could be high, as also Sandy Spring showed in the US. However, as also Douglas Amy states, in the end the difference among state bureaucracy and privatization is minimal and negligible. Finally, a great problem which negatively affect bureaucracy, but which is again rapidly unmasked in the article, is its continuous standardization of the system, which
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