Padmé Amidala and Palpatine discuss the concerns over the bureaucrats. Bureaucrats are government officials, who cause inefficiencies, known as Bureaucratic Failure. A corrupt bureaucrat does not want to take action because they are on the payroll of another organization; however, Bureaucrats don’t need to be corrupt to be inefficient. This is often due to a lack of competition and profit motive, which private industry has. There are also many more policies and procedures that the bureaucrats must follow, which comes at the expense of being efficient. Learn about Bureaucratic Failure in this clip!
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