Weber's Bureaucracy Summary

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According to Weber, individuals behave in all manners in social groups. From these social groups, society receives gradual changes with time. He placed much impact on sociology terming it as a factor of social well-being of people within a social organization. The social actions of people change historically as Max put it. In more considerations, he explains that the modern society, especially the Western society has become rationalized in actions. Procedures in one’s way of living lead to actions that will lead to consistency in their activities that they want to be reflected in their current society. He terms this as Formal rationality. In further explanations, he argues that the society has changed from a traditional form of alignment to a rationalized form of alignment. Weber had components of society having rationalized way of being that he divided into, efficiency, predictability, control, and calculability. In this research, these components will be a major factor that will express the functions of bureaucracies as a result of a societies’ rationalization.
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The entire process of rationalization in the world related to the bureaucratic world takes over wide areas as the obligation of economic necessities is enormously becoming rationalized. The modern society prevailing at the moment is greatly dependent on bureaucratic structure. And this is explained that the more the area enlarges its boundaries, the more it regains great authority despite the prevailing conditions. Bureaucratization is promoted by the qualitative expansion of the tasks involved in administration (Felwell, p.7). The increasing demands of culture and social being of the society change with the standards of living within the stratum of the state. According to Weber, the most stable type of organization is the ideal features of bureaucracy (Crowell,
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