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Definition of Explicit Rules

(noun) In a bureaucracy, rules that are defined, recorded, and standardized.

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  • Singular: explicit rule

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Works Consulted

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

Cite the Definition of Explicit Rule

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “explicit rules.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 24, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/explicit-rules/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

explicit rules. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/explicit-rules/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “explicit rules.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/explicit-rules/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“explicit rules.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/explicit-rules/>.