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Synonyms for bureaucracy

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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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Thus, it is almost impossible to evaluate the cost of bureaucratization process in public administration due to the multitude of public entities, departments and public servants; and most of the public units did not implement managerial accounting and cost control systems.
Some of the same concepts used to explain processes and outputs in these organizations, including partisanship, professionalization, and bureaucratization, among others, can help to explain processes and outputs in other institutions.
One of America's great evils is bureaucratization, at all levels of our national life including our conduct of foreign affairs.
The level of bureaucratization, organization, the diwans, the committees," Brett McGurk, President Barack Obama's special envoy for the anti-IS coalition, told Reuters.
Amerling for advocating that our colleagues fight against the industrialization and bureaucratization of our profession.
Thus, we can arbitrarily designate our political independence in eras as, say, the age of assertion, the age of struggle, the age of consolidation, the age of bureaucratization, or the age of never-ending redefinition, which is always the last stage of any great political idea.
At the root of the nation-state's development are two inexorable processes, which Malesevic refers to as the bureaucratization of coercion and centrifugal ideologization.
Joukovskaia indiscriminately cites Walter Pintner's two chapters from Russian Officialdom: The Bureaucratization of Russian Society from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century as proof for her comments.
In a recent blog, product designer Chrys Bader argues that Facebook's "nature as a social network demands that it be looked at as a social movement with four distinct phases: Emergence, Coalescence, Bureaucratization and Decline."
His analysis emphasizes the organizational role of the cumulative bureaucratization of coercion as well as centrifugal ideologization in which nationalist macro-ideologies were able to envelop microcosms of family, kin, residential, and friendship networks that characterized pre-modern social organizations and group attachments.
I am concerned with the bureaucratization of the European Union and I fear that this will be proves as untenable, that the pressure of the government that comes from Brussels and the capitals of the members will be shown as simply too strong," Professor Walker said.
Among the shortcomings, he mentioned the excessive bureaucratization of the process.
The bureaucratization of everything private is enslaving and progressively destroying all productive enterprise, particularly small and mid-sized businesses and new market entrants, while rapidly transforming previously vibrant markets into dull and dysfunctional ones that neither can innovate nor employ those with talent.
Perry said doctors who want to escape lawsuits and the bureaucratization of health care are welcome to move to Texas.
I expect Neier would be loath to admit this fact, because he was a central actor in the Americanization and bureaucratization of human rights.