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Why do regulatory organizations fail?

Why do regulatory organizations fail?
Ava Ava 8 December, 2019
Why is Charles Perrow a pessimist about government regulation?Perrow is a leading researcher in the sociology of organizations, and he is a singular expert on accidents and failures. Several of his books are classics in their field -- Normal Accidents: ...
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The second primitive accumulation

The second primitive accumulation
Ashwini Ashwini 2 December, 2019
One of the more memorable parts of Capital is Marx's description of the “so-called primitive accumulation of capital” — the historical process where rural people were dispossessed of access to land and forced into industrial ...
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Organizations as open systems

Organizations as open systems
Deepa Deepa 24 November, 2019
Key to understanding the "ontology of government" is the empirical and theoretical challenge of understanding how organizations work. The activities of government encompass organizations across a wide range of scales, from the local office of the Depart...
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