Flashcards in Terms Deck (31):
The term means an administrative system in which agencies staffed largely by non selected officials perform specifics tasks in accordance with standard procedures
This was the precursor to the office of personnel management
Civil service commission
WW2 is one of the two factors that led to the development of the modern bureaucracy, the other is....
Office of communication introduced is closely associated with...
They sets the pay and job conditions for federal workers
The Pendleton act passed is closely associated with
This is the name of presidents frontline staff, usually composed of his friends and supporters
White House office
There job to channel info, represent constituents, and in administration and communication planning, and serve as the official spokesperson for the pres
Spoils system initiated is closely associated with
The pres that created the office of faith base and community initiatives
George w. Bush
This was the last cabinet level position created
Dep. of Homeland Security
This act established the civil service commission
Under this branch of government does most of the bureaucracy Operates
This White House staff is responsible for administration of staff salaries, allotment of staff positions, mess privileges, and parking places, among many others things
Office of management administration
West wing being added is closely associated with
Regulations for hiring federal employees are set down by
This act limited the political activities of government employees
The US postal service is an example of this type of agency
This agency was created to generate, sell, and distribute electric power
Tennessee valley authority
This act allowed citizens access to formerly close door meetings by requiring federal agencies to hold well announced public hearings
This was the first regulatory agency
Interstate commerce corporation
The "four branch of Government"
Agencies are independent of national gov.
Size: largest segment of mat gov
Skills allow them to control info
Separation of powers
Desire for security over their internal affairs resulting in greater independence then other branches.
Explain how federal bureaucracy can be quasi legislative, quasi executive, and quasi judicial
Legislative- they suggest bills to congress
Executive- play a role in enforcing regulations created
Judicial- they provide due process for these involved in disputes w an agency
The four original cabinet departments
Department of treasury
Department of war
Department of justice
Which department oversees the nations food stamps?
Which department has most of its employees work at the pentagons?
Department oversees imigration
Vice President has his office
Executive office building
Government positions must be approved by which government body
First regulatory agency?