THE UNITED NATIONS: AN UNCONSTRAINED BUREAUCRACY

“The essential formula is that taxpayers can be scared into funding new programs.” Does that concept seem familiar?

THE UNITED NATIONS: AN UNCONSTRAINED BUREAUCRACY by JAMAL MUNSHI

ABSTRACT: The United Nations is financed mostly by taxpayers from a few donor countries but the large and growing bureaucracy is too far removed from those taxpayers to be directly accountable to them. It is run by unelected, unaccountable, undisciplined, and incompetent bureaucrats. The organization’s size, budget, and scope are unconstrained. The budget funding process provides perverse incentives for these bureaucrats to increase the size and scope of their organization simply by creating multitudes of agencies and programs, and by inventing problems and environmental crises set on a global scale.1


(1) (PDF) The United Nations: An Unconstrained Bureaucracy. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/303932642_The_United_Nations_An_Unconstrained_Bureaucracy [accessed May 23 2020].

About budbromley

Bud is a retired life sciences executive. Bud's entrepreneurial leadership exceeded three decades. He was the senior business development, marketing and sales executive at four public corporations, each company a supplier of analytical and life sciences instrumentation, software, consumables and service. Prior to those positions, his 19 year career in Hewlett-Packard Company's Analytical Products Group included worldwide sales and marketing responsibility for Bioscience Products, Global Accounts and the International Olympic Committee, as well as international management assignments based in Japan and Latin America. Bud has visited and worked in more than 65 countries and lived and worked in 3 countries.
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