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Problems of bureaucracy in the phils
1. Nepotism and favoritism
2. Perpetuation of the spoils or patronage system
3. Rampant graft and corruption
4. Too much red tape
5. Laxity in supervision
6. Presence of factions and cliques
7. Inefficiency of some government officials and employees 8. Official misconduct

1. Nepotism and favoritism
In the Philippines politics the favoritism behavior is common because there party allies and some beneficial support they gain, and it’s favoring a person not because he or she is doing the best job but rather because of some extraneous feature-membership in a favored group, personal likes and dislikes, etc. In the public sphere, favoritism, cronyism, and nepotism also undermine the common good. When someone is granted a position because of connections rather than because he or she has the best credentials and experience, the service that person renders to the public may be inferior Also, because favoritism is often covert (few elected officials are foolish enough to show open partiality to friends, and family), this practice undercuts the transparency that should be part of governmental hiring and contracting processes. 2. Perpetuation of the spoils or patronage system

Patronage is really rampant in the Philippines because of our tradition of false gratitude. A gift should be threaten as a gift, without no strings attached. Does it mean that if somebody gives you something, your soul would be owned by that person? We should have a strong leadership devoid of these practices so others will not follow 3. Rampant graft and corruption

Graft and corruption in the Philippines has long been a topic of concern for those interested in improving the conditions in the area. The corruption of government officials and the failure of governmental leaders to use their position of power wisely has led to ongoing financial hardship throughout the nation and restricted its economic growth and...
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