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Irrationality Factor meaning and definition :


Irrationality factor. The paradox of supremely rational organizations, bureaucracies, acting in very irrational ways for the total society. Because bureaucracies are designed for the efficient attainment of goals set by the top of the organization, and because those at the top of these organizations often have goals that are antithetical to the goals of society as a whole (say profit vs. welfare), the irrationality factor is very much a part of modern life.


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