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Managing in the New Local Government By Paul Joyce

Managing in the New Local Government
by Paul Joyce

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This text is aimed at local government managers in the late 1990s environment of change. It examines the new role of the local government manager; identifies five themes of the new local government; deals with crisis management; and focuses on the relationship between managers and service users.
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Managing in the New Local Government by Paul Joyce

There are 2.6 million people employed in government and a very large proportion of these have managerial responsibilities. They are faced with a very rapid rate of change and many of the old ways of managing are proving less effective. The new government elected in 1997 is adding to these challenges through the reforms it is seeking - this will create a new style of local government. This text: examines the new role of the local government manager; identifies five themes of the new local governement; deals with crisis management; outlines the traditional responsibilities of managers for making and managing budgets; and focuses on the relationship between managers and service users.

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About Paul Joyce


Paul Joyce is Director of the Management Research Centre at University of North London and teaches a postgraduate course called Managing Public Service Organisations. He is currently the Principal Researcher on an ESRC project called User-led Innovation in Local Government - Paul Corrigan is Professor of Social Studies at University of North London. He is currently working as a management consultant in local government - Mike Hayes works as a consultant trainer specializing in industrial relations. He previously taught public policy at University of North London.

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GOR003641848
Managing in the New Local Government by Paul Joyce
Paul Joyce
Managing in Local Government S.
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Kogan Page Ltd
1999-04-01
160
0749429135
9780749429133
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