The Scope of Bureaucratic Management

Part of the Springer Studies in Work and Industry book series (SSWI)


In this chapter, we evaluate the spread of bureaucratic employment structures across different segments of the population defined with regard to sociodemographic categories, namely, age, race, and gender. The results of this investigation are interesting not only from a descriptive or “social accounting” viewpoint, but also for the insight they provide into how these structures affect employees’ labor market behavior. That is, if we accept the basic premise that the five dimensions of bureaucratic employment structure are important because they establish more durable links between workers and firms than exist in an unstructured market, the prevalence of these links across different groups will depend on two main factors.


Labor Market White Woman White Male Black Male White Female 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1994

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