THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FEDERAL BUREAUCRACY by km5uRB

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									 CHAPTER 15: THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FEDERAL BUREAUCRACY
    TYPE                                                           LED BY/ HOW
 OF AGENCY                    EXPLANATION                       APPOINTED/TERM               EXAMPLES
  CABINET          15 depts. that manage specific policy      led by Secretary of…,          State
DEPARTMENTS        areas; each has its own budget & staff;    chosen by pres;                Defense
                   also serve as advisors to the president    with approval of the           Homeland
                   as he so desires                           Senate; serves at pleasure     Security
                                                              of the president




 REGULATORY        responsible for some sector of the         commission of 5 – 10           Fed; FCC;
  AGENCIES         economy – making & enforcing rules         members; appointed by          NLRB; SEC
                   designed to protect the public interest;   pres with consent of
                   also judge disputes over these rules       Senate for a fixed term




 GOVERNMENT govt. owned business; provides a                  run by a Board of              Postal
CORPORATIONS service and competes with the private            Directors that is appointed    Service; TVA;
             sector; charges fees; receives funding           by the president with the      FDIC
             from Congress rather than the private            consent of the Senate;
             sector                                           serve at the pleasure of the
                                                              president




INDEPENDENT        any agency that doesn’t fit in neatly      appointed by president         NASA;
 EXECUTIVE         with one of the above categories           with consent of the            CIA
                                                              Senate; serve at pleasure
  AGENCIES                                                    of the president
 CHAPTER 15: THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FEDERAL BUREAUCRACY
    TYPE                             LED BY/ HOW
 OF AGENCY       EXPLANATION       APPOINTED/TERM                EXAMPLES




  CABINET
DEPARTMENTS




 REGULATORY
  AGENCIES




                                  run by a Board of
                                  Directors that is appointed
                                  by the president with the
                                  consent of the Senate;
 GOVERNMENT                       serve at the pleasure of the
CORPORATIONS                      president




INDEPENDENT
 EXECUTIVE
  AGENCIES

								
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