This book looks at the development of local government on a global scale: its history, practice, and future. Leon van den Dool explores local government from a practical standpoint, including human resource policy and financial management, offers a concise summary of modern public management theories, and links this theory with practice, providing case studies from countries at different stages of development. A valuable tool for students and scholars of management, Making Local Government Work is also an excellent overview for anyone interested in how such organizations really operate.Human. Resource. Management. aWhat shapes an agency, commission, department or city council is its people and how they are managed. ... Practical training and guidance would be a more appropriate way to make both managers and employees aware of their approaches, ... Coaching, motivating, convincing and directing employees is a task highly underestimated by many public managers.
|Title||:||Making Local Government Work|
|Author||:||Leendert Theodoor van den Dool|
|Publisher||:||Eburon Uitgeverij B.V. - 2005|