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Career mobility of middle-level anglophones and francophones in the federal bureaucracy

Christopher Beattie

Career mobility of middle-level anglophones and francophones in the federal bureaucracy

unscrambling the effects of age, seniority, education, and ethnolinguistic factors

by Christopher Beattie

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Published by Dept. of Economics, McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil service -- Canada.,
  • Occupational mobility,
  • Canada -- Officials and employees.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Christopher Beattie and Byron G. Spencer.
    SeriesWorking paper / [McMaster University. Dept. of Economics] -- no.70-08, Working paper (McMaster University. Dept. of Economics) -- 70-08.
    ContributionsSpencer, Byron G., McMaster University. Dept. of Economics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJL 111 B36 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24, [7] leaves :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18891723M

    The U.S. military makes up and is supported by a large part of the federal bureaucracy with about million people actively working to protect the . The federal bureaucracy is huge: roughly million employees, plus many freelance contractors. Everybody in the bureaucracy works to administer the law. For the most part, the executive branch manages the federal bureaucracy.

    Bureaucracy took roots in Sumer (Ancient Iraq) as a form of government. Since the origin of Bureaucracy it has evolved tremendously and spread across many nations through the ages. To completely understand the concept of Bureaucracy, it is necessary to know everything from its emergence to its evolution into what we can call as modern Bureaucracy.   (7) In , of the "bilingual imperative" appointments to the public service, % were Francophones and % were Anglophones (Public Service Commission of Canada ). As a result, while Francophones were historically under-represented in the federal public administration, they have become slightly over-represented.

    Start studying American Federal Government Chapter Bureaucracy. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Third, we will investigate how the bureaucracy works and its role in making policy. Finally, we will discuss the controls intended to make agencies more accountable. ROOTS OF the Federal Bureaucracy Trace the growth and development of the federal bureaucracy. In , only three executive departments existed under the Articles of.


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Career mobility of middle-level anglophones and francophones in the federal bureaucracy by Christopher Beattie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Francophones, are less likely to have university degrees, are more fluent in English, and are concentrated in routine work settings. The Franco-phones "were considerably more likely than the Anglophones to consider abandoning a career in the federal administration soon after it began" (p.

82). More of them indeed do quit. Beattie notes that. A new book, “Unmasking the of American Politics in the Twenty-First Century,” by professors John Marini and Ken Masugi, explores the sprawling federal bureaucracy’s philosophical origins.

Book III of the Royal Commission's multi-volume report, published inrecommended a radical redesign of the Public Service of Canada, in order to establish full equality between the two official languages in the federal administration, and a permanently equitable distribution of jobs, at all levels of seniority, between French-speaking and.

CHAPTER 15 The Bureaucracy Objectives In this chapter, both the distinctiveness and the size of the federal government bureaucracy are examined. After reading and reviewing the material in this chapter, the student should be able to do each of the following: 1.

Compare and contrast the United Sta. The Federal Bureaucracy After Nine-Eleven For much of the s, anger at the federal government and disrespect for federal government workers were rampant in the United States.

Complaints about the size, cost, ineffi-ciency, and excessive interference of the “bureaucracy in Washington” were common, as was unhappiness about par-File Size: 1MB.

A schedule for federal employees, ranging from GS 1 to GS 18, by which salaries can be keyed to rating and experience. Senior Executive Service Established by Congress in as a flexible, mobile corps of senior career executives who work closely with presidential appointees to manage government.

The federal government spends almost $4 trillion a year. It has hundreds of agencies and runs more than 2, subsidy programs.1 It employs million civilian workers, million uniformed military personnel, andpostal workers.2 It is a huge organization.

Most Americans think that the federal government does a poor job.3 Only one-third of people believe that it gives. The term “bureaucracy” is often associated with the notion of quiescent and scandalous corruption on the government’s part. Americans seem to have an easier time accepting and promoting the idea that bureaucrats are inactive yet overly paid, than believing the more realistic portrayal of hardworking individuals who are simply caught in the slow process.

What role should the bureaucracy (civil service) play in the management of an economy. In the Economic Journal of the Royal Economic Society dated Februarythere is an interesting article headed Management of Bureaucrats and Public Service Delivery Evidence from the Nigerian Civil Service.

3) Which of the following is TRUE about the federal bureaucracy. A) Most federal bureaucrats work in Washington, D.C. B) The state and local governments have far more employees than the federal bureaucracy.

C) The size of the federal bureaucracy has grown dramatically over the past twenty years. The evidence is persuasive that government bureaucracy is in­herently inefficient precisely because it is not faced with any of the forces which make private business management its opposite.

This point has been made frequent­ly. In his book, Bureaucracy, Lud­wig von Mises goes to some length to explain it. He declared that, "It is a.

Is bureaucracy even a good thing. I am studying about the federal bureaucracy for my government class, but the text book makes it so complicated to comprehend.

I know it needs to have a chain of command, job specialization, and formal rules, and knowing this, the military seems like a good example. but I cannot figure out if it actually is or not, and who bureaucracy. Collectively these agencies make up the federal bureaucracy That part of the executive branch outside the presidency that carries out laws and regulations.

The bureaucracy consists of career civil servants and of political appointees. Most of these bureaucrats competently carry out their duties largely unnoticed by the media. A bureaucracy is a particular government unit established to accomplish a specific set of goals and objectives as authorized by a legislative body.

In the United States, the federal bureaucracy enjoys a great degree of autonomy compared to those of other countries. Compare and contrast the role of the Federal Bureaucracy in the United States with that of the Civil Service in Britain Essay by Cthooli2, University, Master's, A, February download word file, 5 pages download word file, 5 pages 16 votes 2 reviews/5(2).

comprising the federal bureaucracy have specific duties, termed “missions,” and hire individuals who are assigned specific tasks. The bureaucracy is often termed the “Fourth Branch” of government.

While federal agencies serve Congress, the courts, and the president, their ultimate responsibility is to provide for the needs of the people.

The Canadian strategy focuses on equal treatment of Anglophones and Francophones in the public service. In Switzerland, adequate representation of the. Bureaucracy and modern organization Abstract: The theory of bureaucracy was proposed and published by Marx Weber ().

Although there are some studies on this perspective were discussed before him, those theories did not form as systematic theory. After Weber, the issue of bureaucracy becomes a hot topic in the field of social all well-known. The bulk of the federal bureaucracy is: Found in the executive branch.

When political bureaucratic appointees conflict with career civil servants: Political appointees have the advantage of a higher position of authority, but civil servants can stall to slowly kill policy changes.

The civil service consists of the federal employees hired for their knowledge and experience, and it constitutes most of the federal bureaucracy. The Emergence of the Federal Civil Service.

For much of the nineteenth century, presidents routinely hired political supporters to work in the bureaucracy. Over time, the federal bureaucracy became. Federal bureaucracy now includes more than agencies, departments, and other organizations; employs nearly 3 million people Some call the bureaucracy the "fourth branch" of government When the framers of the Constitution developed our government, they gave Congress the authority to create the departments necessary to carry out the day-to-day.“Isabel Sawhill is one of our leading scholars of poverty and inequality.

Her book argues persuasively that lasting solutions to our economic problems must be consistent with American values, including the centrality of work, family, and education.”—Ben S.

Bernanke, Former Chair of the Federal Reserve.Second, many federal responsibilities are not carried out by federal employees but by state and local government workers under federal mandates and by private companies contracted for services. The thousands of agencies in the federal bureaucracy are divided into rough, often overlapping areas of specialization.