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Technology, bureaucracy, and healing in America

Roger J. Bulger

Technology, bureaucracy, and healing in America

a postmodern paradigm

by Roger J. Bulger

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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social medicine -- United States,
    • Medical care -- United States,
    • Medical technology -- United States,
    • Delivery of Health Care -- Organization & administration -- United States,
    • Ethics, Medical -- United States,
    • Health Policy -- United States,
    • Technology, Medical

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 95-97.

      Statementby Roger J. Bulger ; introduction by Uwe E. Reinhardt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.3.U6 B85 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlii, 97 p. :
      Number of Pages97
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2043730M
      ISBN 100877452199
      LC Control Number88020597

      of bureaucracy and technology not considered in the Madisonian pluralist paradigm-nor, for that matter, in the Constitution that Madison largely wrote. Yet, if democratic political processes are to be retained under the Constitution, bureaucracy and technology must be integrated into its frame-work, for the twin factors may be, in their essence.   – In recent years it has been argued that the widespread adoption of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) presages the “end” of bureaucracy and its replacement by new and more flexible organisational forms. The purpose of this paper is to question contemporary accounts of “the network enterprise” and “the virtual organisation”, arguing that these are founded on a.

      Bureaucracy has laid a temporary blow to the aspirations of President Trump in his battle to MAGA make America great again. Bureaucracy is defined in the Cambridge Dictionary as ” a system for controlling or managing a country, company or organization that is operated by a large number of officials employed to follow rules properly.   Freeing Technology From the Pace of Bureaucracy Machines and software can improve how well our democracy works for its citizens—but only .

      The technocracy movement is a social and ideological movement which arose in the early 20th century. Technocracy was popular in the United States and Canada for a brief period in the early s, before it was overshadowed by other proposals for dealing with the crisis of the Great Depression. The technocracy movement proposed replacing politicians and businesspeople with scientists and. The denial and cover-up led the corporation to ignore the evidence, even as the number of lawsuits mounted--even as the sons and daughters of executives of the corporation were seriously injured or killed (J. Wright, ).When Ralph Nader () published his book that detailed the Corvair's problems, Unsafe at Any Speed, the response of GM was to assign a private detective to follow him so.


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