From Weber to the Web… Can ICT Reduce Bureaucratic Corruption?

  • Grzegorz MakowskiEmail author
Part of the Public Administration and Information Technology book series (PAIT, volume 25)


The main purpose of this paper is to analyse question if, and if yes, then what potential have information technologies to solve the traditional problems of bureaucracy—tendency to inertness, to depart from the mission to serve public good and to transform into one more interests group or structure susceptible to cronyism, conflicts of interest, corruption and other irregularities. The text is also a reflection on how new forms of control over public administration, driven by ICT may change it and push it towards participatory governance based on the principles of dialogue and civic engagement.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Collegium Civitas / Stefan Batory FoundationWarsawPoland

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