Red Tape: A Review and Assessment of Concepts and Measures

Pandey, Sanjay K.; Scott, Patrick G.
October 2002
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Oct2002, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p553
Academic Journal
Presents a review and assessment of theoretical and operational definitions for red tape. Discussion of theoretical analysis providing intellectual history of different red tape concepts; Empirical assessment of red tape; Methods, measurements, results, conclusions of the study.


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