Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do And Why They Do It

By Bruce Firestone | Uncategorized

Jul 24

If you’ve ever wondered why bureaucracies produce the inane rules they do, why committees can never be depended on to solve any problem, and why in the field I’m primarily involved with (real estate development) cities and towns suck as badly as they do, read what 

James E Wilson wrote in his 1991 masterpiece, Bureaucracy:
What Government Agencies Do And Why They Do It

“But government agencies, much more than business
firms, are likely to have general, vague, or inconsistent goals about which
clarity and agreement can only occasionally be obtained. Often any effort to
clarify them will result either in the production of meaningless verbiage or
the exposure of deep disagreement.”

Prof Bruce

Bruce M Firestone, B Eng (civil), M Eng-Sci, PhD, ROYAL LePAGE Performance Realty broker, Ottawa Senators founder, Real Estate Investment and Business coach 1-613-762-8884 bruce.firestone@century21.ca twitter.com/ProfBruce profbruce.tumblr.com/archive brucemfirestone.com


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