Strategy for Development Administration

  • H. George Frederickson


Neither development nor administration is static. In the past twenty years there have been major changes in both development and administration — changes in theory and in practice. Therefore, a consideration of strategy for development administration must begin with an examination of the evolution and prospects of the theory and practice of both development and administration. In fact, strategy for development administration will be both a determinant and a consequence of the changing theory and practice of adminis­tration and development. This chapter, then, begins with a brief review of changing theory and practice in administration, moves on to a similar review of development, and concludes with an assess­ment of strategies based on an example for the development adminis­tration of tomorrow.


Community Development Administrative Process Purpose Goal Village Development Committee American College Test 


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