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Bureaucratic personality and organisation structure

Christopher W. Allinson

Bureaucratic personality and organisation structure

by Christopher W. Allinson

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Published by Gower in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organizational behavior.,
  • Bureaucracy -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher W. Allinson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD58.7 .A44 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2856155M
    ISBN 100566007126
    LC Control Number84018680

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Importance of differences in individual responses to bureaucratic environ-ments, but research remains scarce. Today, we understand little about such vital issues as the relationship among bureaucratic personality, organiza-tional structure, tolerance for ambiguity, and need for control.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Allinson, Christopher W., Bureaucratic personality and organisation structure. Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield. A bureaucratic structure has both advantages and disadvantages.

Defined by four specific features including a clear hierarchy and a rigid division of labor, a bureaucracy can provide stability and security, while discouraging favoritism. Alternatively, this type of structure can hinder productivity.

A bureaucratic organization is a form of management that has a pyramidal command structure. The bureaucratic organization is very organized with a high degree of formality in the way it operates. Bureaucratic Structure Theorist.

Max Weber, alive fromis considered the founding father of modern bureaucratic management was a German sociologist and political economist. The Development of a Bureaucratic Personality - Consequences for Organizational Learning - Markus Winter - Seminar Paper - Organisation and administration - Miscellaneous - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.

BUREAUCRATIC STRUCTURE AND PERSONALITY ROBERT K. MERTON Tulane University A FORMAL, rationally organized social structure involves clearly defined patterns of activity in which, ideally, every series of actions is functionally related to the purposes of the organization.' In such an organization there is integrated a series of offices, of.

According to the Max Weber’s bureaucratic theory, this kind of a structure was essential in large organizations so that all the tasks can be structurally performed by a huge number of work population.

Also, in a bureaucracy, selection and promotion only occur on the basis of technical qualifications. According to Max Weber, bureaucratic. Organizational Structure Types Following are the types of organizational structures that can be observed in the modern business organizations.

Bureaucratic Structures Bureaucratic structures maintain strict hierarchies when it comes to people management. There are three types of bureaucratic structures: 1 - Pre-bureaucratic structures.

According to the bureaucratic theory of Max Weber, bureaucracy is the basis for the systematic formation of any organisation and is designed to ensure efficiency and economic effectiveness. It is an ideal model for management and its administration to bring an organisation’s power structure into focus.

With these observations, he lays down /5(). was a bureaucratic approach to organization structure. Max Weber proposed a set of principles to provide grounds for organizing group efforts. The characteristics of bureaucratic organisation are division of labour by functional specialization, defined hierarchy of authority, a set of rulesFile Size: KB.

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Bureaucratic personality and organisation structure. Aldershot: Gower. MLA Citation. Allinson, Christopher W. Bureaucratic personality and organisation structure / Christopher W. Allinson Gower Aldershot Australian/Harvard Citation.

The Bureaucratic Personality and Implications for Individuals and Organizations. bureaucratic structure is the holy grail of modern org anizations” but this book will be an invaluable.

The Style of bureaucratic organization has totally different structure as compare to the non bureaucratic organizations. The bureaucratic style is preferred due to its technical style of administration but for the new and small and medium size organizations no bureaucratic style is most popular.

Here are comparisons between these two: Suitability. Bureaucratic management theory developed by Max Weber, contained two essential elements, including structuring an organization into a hierarchy and having clearly defined rules to help govern an organization and its members.

Max Weber (), a German sociologist; described a theory to operate an organization in an effective way which is. Organizational Structures and Design What are mechanistic versus organic organizational structures.

First, an organizational structure is a system for accomplishing and connecting the activities that occur within a work organization. People rely on structures to know what work they should do, how their work supports or relies on other employees, and how these work activities fulfill the Author: Stewart Black, Donald G.

Gardner, Jon L. Pierce, Richard Steers. The “pyramid” organizational structure, with responsibility split into divisions, departments, and teams, is based on principles of bureaucracy.

It is used by nearly all large corporations. Weber’s idea that hiring and promotion should be based on qualifications, not social standing, is built into U.S. labor laws. The article presents a discussion on bureaucratic structure and personality in a formal organization.

A formal, rationally organized social structure involves clearly defined patterns of activity in which, ideally, every series of actions is functionally related to the purposes of the organization.

Bureaucratic leadership relies on a strict and formal hierarchy, which guarantees members within the organization are aware of the structure. The authority is organized in a manner that guarantees a higher level of leadership controls each level of subordinates.

Which in turn is controlled by another layer of leaders.Bureaucratic structures and processes reflected what Weber took to be the dominant cog-nitive orientation of modern societies: rationality. Rationality, of course, is a loaded word with a multiplicity of meanings, so it is important to be clear on what Weber meant by it File Size: KB.Bureaucracy, specific form of organization defined by complexity, division of labour, permanence, professional management, hierarchical coordination and control, strict chain of command, and legal is distinguished from informal and collegial organizations.

In its ideal form, bureaucracy is impersonal and rational and based on rules rather than ties of kinship, friendship, or.