Introduction

Bureaucracy is a form of governance that allows the most important decisions to be made by a set of elected officials. Administration permits fair governance of employees. In relation, bureaucracy has its advantages and dis-advantages. Contemporarily, the roles of bureaucracy have become a trending debate topic with varying theories developed to five an insight on bureaucracy.

Bureaucracy defines the ranks from the highest level of the hierarchy to the lowest. Proof by documentation is an essential basis of formation in the bureaucratic process. The government runs on the bureaucratic system in which elected officials make the most important decisions as the ones specialized in dealing with the tasks presented, who will implement the policies.

About bureaucracy, usually, the people in leadership are not the ones chosen or elected by the public, but rather, allocated responsibility based on their qualifications. Also, their day to day performance is evaluated since they report to their immediate boss, hence no bias opinions unlike in an anti-bureaucratic system where the people in leadership can place their relatives in any requested unit.

Different viewpoints have resulted with reference to bureaucracy. Like any new change in an organization, supporting viewpoints are present, and opposing views too. Other findings argue that the disadvantages of bureaucracy outweigh the advantages others point that the vice-versa is true. Discussed in this paper are the characteristics, roles, pros, and cons of a bureaucratic system.