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5 Matching questions

  1. deregulation
  2. discretionary authority
  3. GS (General Service) rating
  4. incentive system
  5. appropriation
  1. a the withdrawal of the use of governmental authority to control or change some practice in the private sector
  2. b the extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses of action and make policies that are not spelled out in advance by laws
  3. c regulatory strategy that rewards individuals or corporations for desired types of behavior, usually through the tax code
  4. d assigned to each job in federal agencies, this rating helps to determine the salary associated with the position
  5. e a legislative grant of money to finance a government program or agency

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the very top level of the bureaucracy
  2. the ability of a congressional committee to review and approve certain agency decisions in advance and without passing a law
  3. executive agencies that are not cabinet departments, not regulatory commissions, and not government corporations
  4. complex bureaucratic rules and procedures that must be followed to get something done
  5. a network of people in Washington, DC based in interest groups, on congressional staffs, in universities and think tanks, and in the mass media who regularly discuss and advocate public policies

5 True/False questions

  1. administrative discretionauthority of administrative actors to select among various responses to a given problem, especially when rules do not fit or more than one rule applies

          

  2. trust fundscomplex bureaucratic rules and procedures that must be followed to get something done

          

  3. governmental corporationsthe withdrawal of the use of governmental authority to control or change some practice in the private sector

          

  4. merit principlerefers to strong ties among government agencies, interest groups, and congressional committees and subcommittees

          

  5. executive ordersregulatory strategy that rewards individuals or corporations for desired types of behavior, usually through the tax code