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Synonyms for bureaucracy

Synonyms for bureaucracy

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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ISLAMABAD -- Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah wrote a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday advising him to allocate the vacated seats in federal bureaucracy on Sindh quota as per the constitution.
World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, has announced a programme to cut costs and reduce bureaucracy at the bank, a move which is expected to result in significant layoffs, Dow Jones reports.
Although we have seen that our reforms had difficulty in passing the channels of bureaucracy, we have never given up in our determination to carry them out," he said.
Politicization of bureaucracy starts at the Federal Public Service Commission.
The chief justice said that bureaucracy has an important role in ensuring good governance, adding that free and fair procedure should be adopted for hiring and posting of officials.
Yes, peanuts in terms of bureaucracy - but this will be the fifth reorganisation of local government in the past century and every single one bigger than the one before, every single one far more costly, and every single one yielding a vastly inferior service to the public.
The Prime Minister has urged the public to go ahead with Royal wedding street party celebrations and ignore people who try and put them off with bureaucracy and health and safety warnings.
Clearly even in those days bureaucracy dogged the work of nurses.
The waste, the bureaucracy - it was a total waste of our time and an immensely frustrating process.
The report says there is a strong link between bureaucracy and corruption, and a widely held belief that bureaucrats are selfish and highly insensitive to the needs of the people they are supposed to help.
Speaking after the Committee meeting, Committee Chairman, DISY's Lefteris Christoforou said parliament deemed that bureaucracy was a major hitch in the state's growth, especially when it turned against the rights and best interests of Cypriots.
It does not help that for a bureaucracy that has alternately conformed to diametrically opposed national priorities and agendas in Pakistan over the past few decades as politicians and generals have held sway over uncertain games of musical chairs for abrupt periods in power, the country's bureaucracy was an inheritance from the Raj era and designed for colonial duties in the first place, rather than service-oriented as in a welfare state.
This essay describes how the elements of the modern theory of bureaucracy (Breton and Wintrobe, 1982), and its application to (1) the Nazi Holocaust (Breton and Wintrobe, 1986; Mixon, Sawyer and Trevino, 2004a and 2004b; Mixon and King, 2009; Mixon and Trevino, 2009) and (2) the 20 July 1944 plot to kill Adolf Hitler (Mixon, Sawyer and Trevino, 2004b), can be integrated, and in an innovative way, into the "Bureaucracy Theory" portion of an undergraduate course in public choice economics.
Is bureaucracy a vital institution that has to be built up by poor countries in pursuit of economic development?
Chris Coyne, an economist at West Virginia University and a research fellow at the Mercatus Center, argues that Tullock's The Politics of Bureaucracy is a field guide to America's failed adventures in nation building.