SOC 102 -a bureaucracy Solved




The goal of this assignment is for you to use your life experience as data to understand the nature and function of a bureaucracy.

In an essay of 1,000 words, describe an organization with which you have direct personal experience and which appears to fit the characteristics of a bureaucracy, as listed in Chapter 6 of Our Social World: An Introduction to Sociology.

Your essay should incorporate the five items listed below and show that the organization bureaucracy meets each characteristic:

  1. Clear hierarchical levels of authority with the work assignments flowing downward
  2. A division of labor
  3. Written rules
  4. Written communications and records
  5. Impersonality

Be sure to provide a conclusion paragraph to your essay.

You must use a minimum of three scholarly sources.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.