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Local Goverment Management: The Rhetoric and Reality of Change
     

Local Goverment Management: The Rhetoric and Reality of Change

by Richard Scase
 
Local government in Britain is undergoing fundamental transformation. This book explores the impact of these changes upon the attitudes, behaviour and job satisfaction of the managers most affected by them. On the basis of a detailed review of recent research findings and theoretical debates, it outlines the major changes affecting local government organizations and

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Local government in Britain is undergoing fundamental transformation. This book explores the impact of these changes upon the attitudes, behaviour and job satisfaction of the managers most affected by them. On the basis of a detailed review of recent research findings and theoretical debates, it outlines the major changes affecting local government organizations and the duties and responsibilities of those working within them. This provides the context for a detailed empirical case study which explores the extent to which a rhetoric of 'new managerialism' is supported by a reality of change

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Explores How the fundamental transformations overtaking local government in Britain are impacting the attitudes, behaviors, and job satisfaction of the managers most affected by them. Reviews recent research findings and theoretical debates to outline the major changes affecting local government organizations and the duties and responsibilities of people working within them. Using that context as a foundation, then offers a detailed empirical case study that investigates the extent to which the rhetoric of New Managerialism is supported by a reality of change. Distributed in the US by Taylor and Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780335198931
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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