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Jeremy Bentham: utilitarianism, public policy and the administrative state

Jeremy Bentham: utilitarianism, public policy and the administrative state This article critiques the major works of Jeremy Bentham as they apply to three areas: public policy, social reform and administrative theory. The article concludes that jeremy Bentham’s contributions to all three areas has been significant, but that in the area of administrative theory he has not received the recognition he deserves. The article points out that Jeremy Bentham developed a complete theory of administration more than a century before such figures as Henri Fayol and Luther Gulick. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Management History (Archive) Emerald Publishing

Jeremy Bentham: utilitarianism, public policy and the administrative state

Journal of Management History (Archive) , Volume 3 (3): 11 – Sep 1, 1997

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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ISSN
1355-252X
DOI
10.1108/13552529710181622
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Abstract

This article critiques the major works of Jeremy Bentham as they apply to three areas: public policy, social reform and administrative theory. The article concludes that jeremy Bentham’s contributions to all three areas has been significant, but that in the area of administrative theory he has not received the recognition he deserves. The article points out that Jeremy Bentham developed a complete theory of administration more than a century before such figures as Henri Fayol and Luther Gulick.

Journal

Journal of Management History (Archive)Emerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 1997

Keywords: Management theory; Public policy; Social reform

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