3 edition of Understanding the management of local government found in the catalog.
Understanding the management of local government
by Pitman in association with the Institute of Local Government Studies in London
Written in English
|Statement||by John Stewart ; general editors: Michael Clarke and John Stewart.|
|Series||Managing local government|
|Contributions||Clarke, Michael, 1944-, University of Birmingham. Institute of Local Government Studies.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||174|
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Hiring, developing, and promoting a competent workforce creates the backbone for excellence in service to the public. This book is intended to assist city and county executives, department heads, and other supervisory employees of relatively small jurisdictions, as well as students who will be serving in smaller local governments, in implementing sound human resource management This post continues my discussion about the books that I discovered in that I think should influence management in local government. 3. Improving Performance – How to Manage the White Space on the Organisation Chart by Geary A. Rummler and Alan P. Brache. Published in , this book is quite different to the other two books recommended.
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Stewart (Author)Cited by: Understanding Local Government identifies the underpinnings and the concepts that determine how local governments function in fulfilling their purpose of providing both needed and desired services to their residents.
The book is designed for ease of use in both teaching and learning, having an introduction and overview at the beginning of each chapter and clearly delineated by: 4. Understanding Local Government identifies the underpinnings and the concepts that determine how local governments function in fulfilling their purpose of providing both needed and desired services to their residents.
The book is designed for ease of use in both teaching and learning, having an introduction and overview at the beginning of each chapter and clearly delineated Edition: 2.
Understanding management in local government --The politics of local government and the lessons for management --Management in the growing world of public protest --A network of government and the management of influence --Service for the public: the management challenge --The authority and its citizens --The dilemmas of government and service --The role of the chief executive in local government.
Focusing on those basic characteristics, this treatise aims to provide a general understanding of the functionality of local governments. Understanding Local Government identifies the underpinnings and the concepts that determine how local governments function in fulfilling their purpose of providing both needed and desired services to their residents.
This volume includes thirty of the most outstanding articles that have been published over the past sixty years in these journals. Local Government Management is an ideal supplement for any course in local management and administration, whether the audience is students or practicing professionals.
More». Written by over 25 distinguished academics and professionals with substantial experience as practitioners and consultants of administrative operations to local governments, the book covers the. Addressing the major issues of state and local government administration, this introductory, core textbook is ideal for courses in State and Local Government Administration, State Government.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT DEMOCRACY. Local government is the third level of government deliberately created to bring. government to the grass-roots population and gives the grass-roots population. a sense of involvement in the political processes that control their daily lives.
is a platform for academics to share research papers. Local governments have their own unique characteristics and personalities.
In some ways, they are similar to the Federal Government because they are totally dependent on the kind of structure and authority that has been delegated to them by their states/5(7). Local government is the sphere of government closest to the people.
Many basic services are delivered by local municipalities and local ward councillors are the politicians closest to communities.
Organisations that play an activist and/or developmental role should understand how local government works and how to influence it. conflict management. It simply makes more sense for such developmental activities to be based at a level of government that is staffed by people who are physically accessible to resi-dents, and who preferably live within the local community.
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