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Governing States and Localities

Political Science

Quiz 10 :

Bureaucracy: What Nobody Wants but Everybody Needs

Quiz 10 :

Bureaucracy: What Nobody Wants but Everybody Needs

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Public education, as we know it now, has existed since _____.
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One of the principles of hierarchy is a clear ______ chain of command
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Public agencies are expected to be ______ their actions, justifying them to the public and the government.
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Once a rule is approved, it generally becomes part of a state's ______.
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Professionalization stresses that jobs are awarded based on ______.
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Bureaucracies tend to be ______ because they operate using formal rules.
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Party machines were headed by party ______ or bosses.
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Research shows that public- and private-sector employees are ______ in terms of overall competence.
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Lower-level public agency employees who take actions outlined in law are known as ______.
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Patronage is the process of giving government jobs to ______.
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The intent of the spoils system was to ______ government and make it more accountable.
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The "gentlemen's" system of administration led to the belief that public jobs were only for the ______.
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In the public sector, ______, rather than partisan loyalty, family connections, or political influence, is the basis for getting a job.
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Supporters of performance measures claimed that the metrics would ______.
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GPP stands for ______.
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On average, public-sector employees have ______ than do private-sector employees.
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______ means that bureaucratic employees earn jobs based on qualifications and merit.
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The first job of bureaucracy is to be the ______ manifestation of the will of the state.
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Most performance evaluations of public agencies focus on ______.
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Division of labor is when labor is divided according to ______.
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