Making Local Government Work

Making Local Government Work

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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. a€œWhat 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


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