Answers for each questions should be roughly 100 words, or one paragraph, in length. Please write in full sentence format and use your own words.
- Define what is meant by “agency point of view.” Why do bureaucrats tend to have an agency point of view?
- Compare and contrast the patronage system and the merit system as methods of hiring government employees.
- What is bureaucratic accountability?
- What are independent agencies? Please provide 2 examples. What is a regulatory agency? Please provide 2 examples.
- What are the major sources of bureaucrats’ power? What mechanisms for controlling the power are available to the President and Congress?