Born: April 21, 1864
Birthplace: Erfurt, Thuringia
Died: June 14, 1920
Occupation: Economist and Sociologist
Profile: Best known for The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
Number of Quotes: 1
However many people complain about thered tape, it would be sheer illusion to think for a moment that continuous administrative work can be carried out except by means of officials working in offices ... The choice is only that between bureaucracy and dilettantism in the field of administration.