Bureaucracy

2.4. The Crux of Bureaucratic Management

Big GovernmentProduction Theory

05/02/1944Audio/Video
A government bureau is not a profit-seeking enterprise.
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2.5. Bureaucratic Personnel Management

Big GovernmentValue and Exchange

05/02/1944Audio/Video
A bureaucrat differs from a non-bureaucrat precisely because he is working in a field in which it is impossible to appraise the result of a man's effort in terms of money.
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3.1. The Impractiability of Government All-round Control

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

05/02/1944Audio/Video
The very idea of central planning by the state is self-contradictory.
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3.2. Public Enterprise within a Market Economy

EntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

05/02/1944Audio/Video
As soon as an undertaking is no longer operated under the profit motive, other principles must be adopted for the conduct of its affairs.
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4.1. How Government Interference and the Impairment of the Profit Motive Drive Business Toward Bureaucratization

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

05/02/1944Audio/Video
No private enterprise will ever fall prey to bureaucratic methods of management if it is operated with the sole aim of making profit.
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4.2. Interference with the Height of Profit

The EntrepreneurTaxes and SpendingInterventionismProduction Theory

05/02/1944Audio/Video
The virtue of the profit system is that it puts on improvements a premium high enough to act as an incentive to take high risks.
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4.3. Interference with the Choice of Personnel

Corporate WelfareGlobal EconomyInterventionism

05/02/1944Audio/Video
Government meddling with private enterprise paralyzes initiative and breeds bureaucratism.
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4.4. Unlimited Dependence on the Discretion of Government Bureaus

Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/02/1944Audio/Video
In the bureaucratic environment the entrepreneur must resort to two means: diplomacy and bribery.
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5.1. The Philosophy of Bureaucratism

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

05/02/1944Audio/Video
The State is the only institution entitled to apply coercion and compulsion and to inflict harm upon individuals.
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5.2. Bureaucratic Complacency

Political TheoryProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

05/02/1944Audio/Video
It was a purposeful confusion on the part of the German metaphysicians of statolatry that they clothed all men in the government service with the gloriole of altruistic self-sacrifice.
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