Part 1 Bureaucracy and development administration: Weber's analysis of bureaucracy; bureaucracy and colonialism; effects of independence; alternative views of bureaucracy; bureaucrats and the development crisis; the perfomance of bureaucracy - an overview; some critics of bureaucratic performance. Part 2 The political environment: the role of politics in development; the relationship between politics and administration; three African case-studies; administration and the politics of dependency. Part 3 Development planning: the complexity of planning; planning in mixed economies; the difficulties of planning; some case-studies. Part 4 Financial management: financial scarcity; financial institutions; aspects of financial management. Part 5 Bureaucracy and rural development: the bureaucratic role; the administration of agriculture; primary health care; village water supplies; the community development approach; integrated rural development. Part 6 Public enterprises: types of public enterprise organization; public enterprise in practice; planning and public enterprise; the call for change. Part 7 Local government and field administration: local government; field administration. Part 8 The management of human resources: the importance of human resource management; the scope of human resource management; recruitment; training; planning of human resources; staff appraisal; morale and motivation; participation. Part 9 Administration reform and development: the meaning of administrative reform; the initiators of reform; the difficulties; administrative reform and development policy; the case of the World Bank; learning from success - three case-studies; the prospects for reform.
Bureaucracy: Its Role in Third World Development by Malcolm Wallis
Macmillan development studies series
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