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red tape

rules which stipulate in great detail how the members of an organization should carry out their duties, and which are seen to inhibit flexibility and detract from effectiveness. See BUREAUCRACY, GOAL DISPLACEMENT.
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Upon the table were numerous little bundles of papers tied with red tape; and behind it, sat an elderly clerk, whose sleek appearance and heavy gold watch-chain presented imposing indications of the extensive and lucrative practice of Mr.
Also it was miserably and criminally delayed by the soulless legal red tape then in vogue.
Hypothesis 1b: An organization with a high level of red tape is likely to have a higher level of IT innovativeness (the demand-pull hypothesis).
EFFORTS to cut red tape may run the risk of getting downgraded, as the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) approved just 15 percent of the funds requested by the Anti-Red Tape Authority (Arta) for next year.
Since the Red Tape Reduction Actwas passed this spring, the province has made significant progress and cut red tape across government.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 5, 2019-: Government launches industry panels to Cut Red Tape
EDITORIAL - Persistent red tape !-- -- (The Philippine Star) - July 26, 2019 - 12:00am The Anti-Red Tape Authority has given Chairman Martin Delgra of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board three days to answer complaints filed by transport network vehicle service or TNVS groups about, among others, the slow renewal and issuance by the LTFRB of provisional authorities to operate.
Beltran admitted that connecting to TradeNet had been slow among most agencies due to graft and corruption-the practice that the online platform wanted to eradicate by reducing red tape.
Washington: The IDB said that the Chilean cartoonist Diego Maximiliano Flisfisch won the first prize in the Second Cartoon Contest on Red Tape and Bureaucracy in Latin America and the Caribbean , with his drawing "Painful Procedures."
On the morning of June 14, as the tower blazed, an organisation called the Red Tape Initiative convened for its prearranged discussion about building regulations.
Eliminating unnecessary mining regulations is the focus of the Ontario government's Red Tape Challenge.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 3, 2016-UK government to cut red tape in Care, Energy and Waste sectors by GBP10 billion