Bureaucracy and Formal Organization: Essential of Sociology.

Rasak, Bamidele (2013) Bureaucracy and Formal Organization: Essential of Sociology. In: Essentials of Sociology. University of Ibadan Press, University of Ibadan, pp. 115-126. ISBN 978-978-8456-49-0


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Introduction As human being we live in an organized word. Organizations of one form or another are necessary part of our society and solve many important needs. Organization is a dominant component of contemporary society. They surround us; we are born in them and usually die in them. Our life space in before is filled with them, they are just about impossible to escape. All organization has some function to perform and some incentive for their existence and for their operations. The goals of an organization determine the nature of its outputs and the series of activities through which the outputs are achieved. Despite the differences among various organizations, there are some common factors in any organization, people, objectives, structure and management. It is the interaction of people in order to achieve objective which form the basis of an organisation. Some form of structure is needed by which people‟s interactions and efforts are coordinated. Some process of management is required by which the activities of the organization and the efforts of its members are directed and controlled towards the pursuit of this objectives.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Bamidele Rasak
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2018 19:09
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2018 19:09
URI: https://eprints.lmu.edu.ng/id/eprint/1143

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