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Max Weber identified the five basic characteristics of bureaucracy ~ division of labor, hierarchy of authority, written rules and regulations, iimpersonality and employment based on technical qualifications.
How would you apply Weber's five characteristics to a workplace. To what degree does it correspond to Weber's ideal type of bureaucracy?

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This is how I would apply Weber's five characteristics to a workplace. Labor is always divided, and this includes both management and the underling employee. Management always does the paperwork, and submits it to the state or federal government depending on the industry, but employees do contribute towards it through taking the necessary notes possible to contribute towards billing purposes. People need to know that someone ...

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This solution applied Weber's five characteristics to a workplace, and how it deals with bureacracy.

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