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Bureaucratization of Decision Making

Reader comment on item: [Bureaucratic Leftism and] Globalthink's Perils

Submitted by Alan Perlmutter (United States), Sep 24, 2002 at 14:06

Hello Daniel

I agree with your article concerning the bureaucratization of European decision making.

We make pharmaceuticals and have noticed this issue in our field as well. One example - the regulatory authorities in Italy started to enforce a requirement and told us it was a new EU standard. We asked the regulatory authorities in the UK. Their reaction was that they would prefer we do not ask. Nobody seems to know how the regulation evolved...

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