Which describes the ideal bureaucracy according to Max Weber?
- an apolitical, hierarchically organized agency
- an organization that competes with other bureaucracies for funding
- a wasteful, poorly organized agency
- an agency that shows clear electoral responsiveness
Which of the following models of bureaucracy best accounts for the way bureaucracies tend to push Congress for more funding each year?
- the Weberian model
- the acquisitive model
- the monopolistic model
- the ideal model
An example of a government corporation is ________.
- the State Department
- the CIA
Briefly explain why government might create a government corporation.
Congress tends to create government corporations to perform services that respond to market forces but are too important to the public to be allowed to fail.