Martin Buuri Kaburia | Bureaucracy is destroying value in innumerable ways, including slowing problem solving, discouraging innovation, and diverting huge amounts of time into politicking and “working the system.”. Jobs are grouped into departments. It has proven to be a great mechanism for improving operations as a whole, because it forces the bureaucracy to support, rather than impede, the rapid breaking of barriers, problem solving, and frontline learning and empowerment. From inside the book . Stephanie Bouchard.