Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Richard Kerley
    Pages 1-23
  3. Richard Kerley
    Pages 24-47
  4. Richard Kerley
    Pages 48-67
  5. Richard Kerley
    Pages 68-84
  6. Richard Kerley
    Pages 85-106
  7. Richard Kerley
    Pages 107-127
  8. Richard Kerley
    Pages 128-153
  9. Richard Kerley
    Pages 154-173
  10. Richard Kerley
    Pages 174-193
  11. Richard Kerley
    Pages 194-202
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 203-221

About this book


Managing in Local Government provides a comprehensive guide to the tasks of the local government manager. Starting with a concise introduction to recent developments and trends in public management and local government institutions and services, the core of the book focuses on the key managerial functions and relationships in a local authority context. It is an ideal primer for all practicing and aspiring managers, above all for professionals moving into service management at a senior level for the first time.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Richard Kerley
    • 1
  1. 1.University of StrathclydeUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1994
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-60468-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-23650-3
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