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Title Bureaucratic Inertia
Posted by Hazel Jovita
Authors Hazel Jovita and Achmad Nurmandi
Publication date 2018
Chapter of the book Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance (A. Farazmand (ed.))
Volume 1
Pages 1-6
Publisher Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
Abstract Disaster management inertia refers to the inability of government agencies and institutions to prevent and mitigate the impacts of disasters because of bureaucratic challenges. Bureaucratic discretion is granted among public managers to install effective mechanisms in resolving challenges in policy implementation. Ineffective disaster management measures suggest the inevitability of inertia in the bureaucracy
Index terms / Keywords Administrative failure; Bureaucratic organization; Disaster governance