Citaat over bureaucratie uit ‘The War Business’
16 aug 09
By their very nature, bureaucrats – and they are not alone – promote their own careers by seeking to expand the programmes and policies for which they are responsible.
To a bureaucrat it is the only measure of success.
Thus they are empire builders: they hire more people, request more authority, and seek larger appropriations.
Citaat over bureaucratie, uit: ’The War Business; the international trade in armaments’, door George Thayer (bl. 166), 1970, Paladin/Granada Publishing ltd, London / (quote on bureaucratic growth, by George Thayer, ‘The War Business; the international trade in armaments’)