Sunday, May 26, 2013

Weber's bureaucratic approach

Bureaucratic Management can be viewed as an attempt to build up a reasonable and legal basis for the authority and an arrangement for the purpose of selecting people and undertaking various sorts of activities.

Characteristics of Bureaucratic Management theory:

Works of specialization. It decomposed works into different kinds of simple, daily, and detailed tasks.
Hierarchy of authority. Responsibilities and positions were organized by hierarchy. Each low-grade position was monitored and controlled by the high-grade position.
Formal selection. All organizational members were selected on the basis of qualification of technique, which certified by training, education, formal examinations.
Impersonality. When applying rules and regulations, it was required to avoid involvement of character and personal preference.
Orientation of occupation. Managers were professional leaders. They worked for steady salary and developed their careers within the organization.

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