Utilizing your reading of Newmans Chapter9, observe your experience as a student at
Georgia State. First, what aspects of social structure do you see in GSUas an organization? What groups, role expectations,cultural beliefs, and institutionalized norms do you come in contact with on a daily basis?Remember to define these concepts before discussing your personal examples.
Second,explain to me what a bureaucracy is and then give examples of how you see
GSUchallenging and/or perpetuating being a bureaucracy.Does it meet or challengeMax Webers characteristics of bureaucracy? Lastly, give at least one personal example of your interaction with GSUs bureaucracy? How did that interaction feel to you? Was it
impersonal, effective, frustrating, productive?