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nonelective government officials

a government that is administered primarily by bureaus that are staffed with nonelective officials

any organization in which action is obstructed by insistence on unnecessary procedures and red tape

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They form a layer of bureacracy about three people thick and a few dozen wide.
So because of Aer Lingus bureacracy Henry had to spend a "tortuous" hour-and-a-half to get to the desk.
All with prolific invention and a sense of fun: all at a time when Swedish architecture in general was in the ice-clammy grasp of a deadly alliance between the bureacracy and the contracting industry (the Swedes were the inventors of PFI).
Others see concerns about bureacracy and process as so much fiddling while the institution burns.
The bureacracy and the delay of the federal government .
With nearly 150 years of experience in institutional development and leadership, one of the clearly observable trends in the Canadian Jewish Community has been the increasing professionalization of the volunteer leadership and expanding bureacracy in Jewish organizations.
He concedes that business has suffered from regulatory confusion and bureacracy and the Government could try harder to get it right.
These men can be referred to as lohia (I have never heard the term applied to a woman) particularly if their power is seen to be used for the benefit of their own people, that is to say, if their position in the integration of village society with capitalist society and its administrative bureacracy has been advantageous to their group and not just to themselves.
BILL GEORGE SEES THE INTERNET--BY EMPOWERING PATIENTS WITH KNOWLEDGE--PULLING THE PLUG ON CUMBERSOME HEALTH CARE BUREACRACY.
Back in their communities, the graduates find "they are much more effective and much less frustrated" by the bureacracy, said Shelley Dickstein, one of Dayton's Neighorhood Affairs Coordinators.
There can be an incredible amount of paperwork, bureacracy and red tape in getting people to comply with the law.
The great romance with bureacracy, inherited from the Marxist-oriented period, still rules the day" lamented Mr Sondhi.
An issue that threatened the coffee's good name was the behind-the-scenes bureacracy within the industry.
In its quest to purchase a stake in the Czech Republic's Budvar brewery, Anheuser-Busch has faced many foes, including a lugubrious Czech bureacracy and wary Czech citizenry.
Many are not convinced that the same people in the higher echelons of the bureacracy who have been committed to central planning are willing or able to lead Egypt towards a free market economy.