Published March 31, 2013 | Version v1
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Post- Bureaucracy and Post-Bureaucratic Culture in Public Administration


  • 1. Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Department of Political Science and Public AdministrationESKİŞEHİR/TURKEY


Post- bureaucratic culture refers to informal inter-personal relationships by reducing chain of command and formal relationships by means of paying attention to the subordinate’s decisions and preferences thereby keeping spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. This pattern, foresees public administrators as acting strategically by taking initiative, reflecting an understanding which is trying to remove the distance between itself and environment and appreciating flexibility, open systems and more effective use of social capital. Dynamic use of information and shining out of informationbased power relationships are basic factors of this philosophy. This paper, aims to examine the concepts of post-bureaucracy and post- bureaucratic culture that rises in today’s world in which the inflexibilities overcame and new organization models occurred in public administration.



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