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Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Jacob - Goodreads

I found this book very interesting, though it's about a subject that would strike most as quite dry: administering government bureaucracies. Wilson has a firm grasp of the issues, writes clearly, and ... Read full review

Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Shadow - Goodreads

If you are interested in understanding how the government agencies work, read this book. It is not easy to read, and it is boring. but the probably the best written book on bureaucracy. Read full review

Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Ross Neely - Goodreads

Q Wilson explains the problems of bureaucracy well. Government agencies face many constraints. Managers spend a great deal of time managing the constraints as opposed to managing the agency. Read full review

Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Cameron - Goodreads

This book has a very boring name, but is actually quite good. Interesting perspectives on why the government ended up working this way. Read full review

Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Marks54 - Goodreads

This presents a really perceptive analysis of how government agencies work. The author, who recently passed away, was a very influential scholar on public organizations -- especially police ... Read full review

Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Ari - Goodreads

I found the book wonderfully engaging and thought-provoking. Despite the title, its focus is narrower than "bureaucracy in general." It's primarily about what US governmental bureaucracies ... Read full review

Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Nate - Goodreads

A thoughtful take on Bureaucracy. Notes: Notes on James Q. Wilson's Bureaucracy “public management is not an arena in which to find Big Answers; it is a world of settled institutions designed to allow ... Read full review

Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Mike Henneberry - Goodreads

It's a very insightful read that works as a good substitute for an Org Theory class. Read full review

Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

Good read for understanding how various government agencies really operate. Read full review

Review: Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It

User Review  - Jesse Schexnayder - Goodreads

Both the pros and cons of bureaucracy are effectively presented, wrapped up in an equally effective explanatory backdrop. Read full review


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