Characteristic of Weber Bureucracy and Its Relevance in Indonesia

  •  Muhadam Labolo    


Bureaucracy is a concept as well as an organization that connects between the government on one side and the other side. As the machine organization, functioning bureaucracy is not primarily reflect the interests of the government, but more than that the interests of society at large. In this connection, it is often experienced dissociative and associative fabric, depending on how much bureaucracy to play a role and ideally positioned existence. The problem is, if the characteristics of the bureaucracy to find relevance in the reality on the ground? Questions are answered by projecting the reality of bureaucracy in Indonesia. Characteristics of bureaucracy just might be applied in a way to adapt based on the needs and characteristics of bureaucracy wherever he touched, both central and local levels. In the positive and negative relevance not only can eliminate, but also in some organizations may also be retained, modified, replaced, even developed according to the needs of bureaucratic organizations. In the Indonesian context, the challenge of change in a particular characteristic of bureaucracy faced with socio-cultural issues, the high authority in the implementation of the autonomy and influence of globalization. All it requires a change in the characteristics of bureaucracy through changes in systems and resources that are designed in such a way that the bureaucracy seemed more dynamic, flexible and able to answer the challenge question.

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