Max Weber (1864-1920

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MAX WEBBER THEORY ABOUT BUREAUCRATIC MODEL
Max webber propounded the bureaucratic theory of organization and management it has influenced a modern thinking lot in these areas . A german sociologist webber develop the bureaucratic model of organization which is the most rational means of carrying out imperative control over human beings. BUREAUCRACY As the most efficient form that could be used most effectively for complex organization-business ,government, military.  

CHARACTERISTICS OF BUREAUCRATIC MODEL 
    

Administration through well defined rules. Hierarchy of authority Impersonality Employment and promotion based on demonstrated competence. Fixed salary based on status or rank rather on work performed and a guaranteed pension on superanuation as security for old age. Protection against arbitrary dismissal.

BUREAUCRATIC MODEL
TOP MANAGEMENT

MIDDLE MANAGEMENT

MIDDLE MANAGEMENT

SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT

SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT

SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT

SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT

IMPLICATION  

    



Office holders personally free and subject to authority only within the scope of their impersonal official obligations. Hierarchy of offices Sphere of competence Free selection into office Always free to resign Candidates appointed not elected on basis of technical qualifications. Remuneration is by fixed salaries Official can not own means or appropriate position.

ADVANTAGES OF BUREAUCRACY 
   

Rules and Procedures. Duties and Responsibilities. Selection process and promotion procedures. Division of labour. The organization does not suffer when some persons leave it. If one person leaves then some other occupies that place and the work does not suffer.

DISADVANTAGES OF BUREAUCRACY    

This system suffers from too much of red tape and paper work. The employees do not develop belongingness to the organization. There are some strict rules and regulations which treated the employees like machines and not like individuals. The employees become so used to the system they resist to any change and introduction of new techniques of operations.

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