Politicians, Bureaucrats and Leadership in Organizations

Lessons from Regional Planning in France

  • June Burnham

Part of the French Politics, Society and Culture Series book series (FPSC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. June Burnham
    Pages 24-44
  3. June Burnham
    Pages 137-170
  4. June Burnham
    Pages 171-207
  5. June Burnham
    Pages 208-230
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 231-261

About this book


This is the first book in English on the French agency DATAR-DIACT that has been the envy of regional planners worldwide. It sheds new light on political leadership in a bureaucracy and demonstrates convincingly the impact of political leaders on institutions. It is a study of France with lessons for other political and administrative systems.


bureaucracy Institution planning Policy regional planning

Authors and affiliations

  • June Burnham
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.June Burnham & AssociatesHolland
  2. 2.European GovernmentMiddlesex UniversityUK

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