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    Advantages and Disadvantages of Bureaucratic Organizations

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    Define and discuss what a bureaucratic organization is, as well as its advantages and disadvantages. Additionally, review how this organization fits into today's society.

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    Regardless of how a person looks at society, we all have our formal organizations and/or peer groups that we belong to. Even today, we often see small groups in the more rural areas that rely on family and community. Though there are many types of organizations that exist in society today, one of the most common is that of bureaucratic organizations.

    According to Macionis (2011), bureaucratic organization is an organizational model rationally designed to perform tasks efficiently and that often regularly creates and revises policy to increase task efficiency. Though we often see this type of organization within the work industry, it is just like any other type of organization in that it has advantages and disadvantages.

    One advantage of this type of organization is that it relies on ...

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    This solution describes the concept of a bureaucratic organization, lists its advantages and disadvantages, and reviews how this type of organization fits into today's society.