What Is an Example of Bureaucratic Leadership?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 16, 2020 6:30:48 AM ET

Bureaucracies operate on many levels in government, and agencies such as social services or the census bureau are good examples of bureaucratic leadership. Bureaucracies work through hierarchies where people with higher positions make decisions on policy. In bureaucracies no one single person is in command, and group think mentality is an approach to procedure. Bureaucracies often have private owners, a division of labor and a business-first attitude.