Accession Number : AD0838578

Title :   BUREAUCRATIC DECISIONMAKING IN THE MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: SOME EMPIRICAL FINDINGS,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Axelrod, Robert

Report Date : JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : An examination of the decisionmaking processes of bureaucracies in terms of three basic questions: (1) How are alternatives generated. (2) What are the bargaining relationships between different parts of a bureaucracy. (3) How do organizations learn. A survey was made of 25 decisionmaking officials in 6 agencies dealing with the Military Assistance Program (ISA, State Department, AID, Joint Chiefs of Staff, National Security Council, Bureau of the Budget). (Author)

Descriptors :   (*UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, FOREIGN AID), MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS, LEARNING, FOREIGN POLICY, GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), WEAPONS, INDIA, PAKISTAN, ISRAEL, MIDDLE EAST, ARABIA, DECISION MAKING, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE