A Case of Bureaucratic Accretion

Gumport, Patricia J.; Pusserr, Brian
September 1995
Journal of Higher Education;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p493
Academic Journal
Examines data from a 25-year period at the University of California showing disproportionate growth in expenditures for administration relative to instruction. Adaptation to complexity; Accounting for complexity; Adaptation to institutional forces for legitimacy; Tactical administrative growth; Mission as policy; Administrative maximizers; Bureaucratic accretion and changing contexts.


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