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Bureaucracy as a source of foreign policy inertia

Hans Mouritzen

Bureaucracy as a source of foreign policy inertia

by Hans Mouritzen

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Published by Institute of Political Studies, University of Copenhagen in København, Danmark .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia,
  • Scandinavia.
    • Subjects:
    • International relations.,
    • Bureaucracy -- Scandinavia.,
    • Scandinavia -- Foreign relations administration.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [58-61]

      StatementHans Mouritzen.
      SeriesArbejdspapir,, 1985/7, Arbejdspapir (Københavns universitet. Institut for samfundsfag) ;, 1985/7.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX1687 .M68 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination57, [4] p. :
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2292394M
      ISBN 108773930261
      LC Control Number86161977

      Ideas, Bureaucratic Politics, and the Crafting of Foreign Policy Daniel W. Drezner University of Chicago There are several mechanisms through which ideas are supposed to influence preferences and outcomes, but one of the most important is that ideas are embedded into institutions. This presumes that once idea-infusedCited by: The first edition of Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy is one of the most successful Brookings titles of all time. This thoroughly revised version updates that classic analysis of the role played by the federal bureaucracy civilian career officials, political appointees, and military officers and Congress in formulating U.S. national security policy, illustrating how policy decisions Cited by:

        “Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy” by Morton H. Halperin, who happens to be a former ( to ) deputy assistant for political and military planning and arms control in the office. 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.

        Bureaucratic Inertia. Kretchmar, Jennifer // Bureaucratic Inertia -- Research Starters Sociology;4/1/, p1. A summary of some of the ways in which sociologists and organizational theorists have criticized bureaucracy as an organizational form, particularly with respect to efficiency and productivity is provided. The first edition of Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy is one of the most successful Brookings titles of all time. This thoroughly revised version updates that classic analysis of the role played by the federal bureaucracy?civilian career officials, political appointees, and military officers?and Congress in formulating U.S. national security policy, illustrating how policy decisions.


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Bureaucracy as a source of foreign policy inertia (Arbejdspapir) [Hans Mouritzen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Hans Mouritzen. Role of bureaucracy in formulation of foreign policy. Role of Bureaucracy in formulation of foreign policy 2. Introduction • Decision making in foreign policy analysis tends to explain the approach to the study of international politics and explains why and how states behave the way they behave in the international arena.

However, in the quest for decision making, there are actors. A decade or so ago explanations of American foreign policy stressed the significance of tidal shifts of public opinion, or what was then called the "mood" of the electorate.

Now the force of public opinion in international affairs is discounted, and it is the bureaucratic apparatus which is at the center of attention. • Then they become a source of difficulty in the future.

Snapshot of effectiveness of past presidents • Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson - president during a period which the United States was the indisputed glbal superpower • Laid the foundation for the modern foreign policy bureaucracy • Restructured the national security.

Bureaucratic Inertia is the tendency of bureaucratic organizations to perpetuate the established mode and procedures, even if they are counterproductive and/or directly opposite established organizational goals.

First of all this is related to the growth which if unchecked continues independently of the organization success or failure. Go-By-The-Book Inertia (Inflexible Routine) As stated earlier, organizations with narrow perspectives and subcultures generally prefer traditional functions and prevailing policies, and avoid risks and conflicts.

To assure routines, the Presidential Control of the Foreign Policy Bureaucracy: The Kennedy Case. In everyday language, we use the word bureaucracy as an insult.

For most people, the term conjures long lines of angry people, piles of papers just about to tip over, and workers asleep at their desks. The truth is that every government needs a bureaucracy in order to function properly. In fact, the. In Bureaucracy and Foreign Policy (the book which, I should make plain at the outset, has shaped my thinking on the subject since its publication by the Johns Hopkins University Press in ), Francis Rourke suggests a plausible theory: “Former members of the Kennedy administration led the way in attacks on the role of bureaucracy in foreign.

Foreign policy bureaucracy is the diplomatic policy of a state and how it interacts and conducts policies with other states. It is made up of four components; diplomacy, intelligence, security, and economic affairs, which each function independent from one another.

The first edition of Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy is one of the most successful Brookings titles of all time. This thoroughly revised version updates that classic analysis of the role played by the federal bureaucracy—civilian career officials, political appointees, and military officers—and Congress in formulating U.S.

national security policy, illustrating h/5. The first edition of Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy is one of the most successful Brookings titles of all time.

This thoroughly revised version updates that classic analysis of the role played by the federal bureaucracy—civilian career officials, political appointees, and military officers—and Congress in formulating U.S. national security policy, illustrating how policy Cited by: Often, policy directives are not clearly defined, and bureaucrats must interpret the meaning of the law.

The bureaucracy often has some flexibility, known as administrative discretion, in actual implementation. The routine of bureaucracy — collecting fees, issuing permits, giving tests, and so on — is the administration of its defined purpose.

Managing the bureaucracy. Henry Farrell summarizes an interesting blog exchange between Timothy Burke and Brad DeLong on the proper relationship between leaders and bureaucracies.

According to the Weberian model, created by German sociologist Max Weber, a bureaucracy always displays the following characteristics: Hierarchy: A bureaucracy is set up with clear chains of command so that everyone has a boss. At the top of the organization is a chief who oversees the entire bureaucracy.

Power flows downward. As mentioned by Rourke (), the influence of bureaucracy on the foreign policy decision making is not so relevant as Allison tries to demonstrate. Bureaucracy can adopt policies in its interest but when it is in charge to translate political decisions into actions, it is merely.

A bureaucracy is a way of administratively organizing large numbers of people who need to work together. Organizations in the public and private sector, including universities and governments, rely on bureaucracies to function.

The term bureaucracy literally means “rule by desks or offices,” a definition that highlights the often impersonal character of bureaucracies. bureaucratic inertia on the efficiency of public policies. Section 5 summarizes the key findings and concludes the discussion.

Behavior and Public Policy in Standard Models of Bureaucracy The literature on public bureaucracy embraces a wide spectrum of disciplines as public. Although the president and Congress often set the agenda for foreign policy making, the day-to-day conduct and administration of U.S.

foreign policy are vested in the massive federal bureaucracy. The U.S. foreign policy bureaucracy is roughly divided between four complexes: diplomatic, security, economic affairs, and intelligence. Each of these issue areas contains multiple actors who, despite. The first edition of Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy is one of the most successful Brookings titles of all time.

This thoroughly revised version updates that classic analysis of the role. The first edition of Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy is one of the most successful Brookings titles of all time. This thoroughly revised version updates that classic analysis of the role played by the federal bureaucracy -civilian career officials, political appointees, and military officers -and Congress in formulating U.

Read more. The shallow state is in many respects the antithesis of the deep state. The power of the deep state comes from experience, knowledge, relationships, insight, craft, special skills, traditions, and.The endpoint of bureaucratic inertia is a point where the organisation expands separately from its core growth areas.

For example, a law firm may open new offices in existing areas for the purpose of ‘growth’ without considering whether there’s demand for their core services in that area.Bureaucracy and foreign policy. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Rourke, Francis E.

(Francis Edward), Bureaucracy and foreign policy. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors.