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Q: Sociology: Social Groups ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Sociology: Social Groups
Category: Reference, Education and News > Homework Help
Asked by: dancer629-ga
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Posted: 17 Oct 2006 18:51 PDT
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Question ID: 774522
What are Verbers five characteristics of an ideal bureaucracy

Request for Question Clarification by tutuzdad-ga on 17 Oct 2006 19:39 PDT
Would you by chance be referring to German political economist and
sociologist Maximilian WEBER?s (April 21, 1864 ? June 14, 1920)
characteristics of the ideal bureaucracy?
[note: in German his surname is often pronounced ?ve-bar? or ?ve-ba?
which, if my suspicions are correct, might account for your confusion]

If so, here is the simple answer to your question:

?Max Weber identified six basic characteristics or elements of the
ideal bureaucracy. These include: specialization, hierarchy of
offices, rules and regulations, technical competence, impersonality,
and formal written communications.?


You can read much more about the definitions of these characteristics
from sources here:


If Weber is the sociologist you are referring to please let me know if
this suffices.

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