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Decision-making in local government.

A. K. Ramsay

Decision-making in local government.

by A. K. Ramsay

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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of Social Science.
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Decision-making in the public sector is a much different process than what they are used to in the private or nonprofit sector. Making Decisions - Institute for Local Government Skip to . local government decision-making works. The intended audience is newly elected officials, new staff, the media and the public. As an overview for busy people interested in key concepts, this guide necessarily generalizes and simplifies complex and varied topics. For example.

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ICMA has provided leadership in performance measurement and management for decades, and we’ve just published a second edition of the popular e-book. For instance, at the close of the book, he notes that "Local government decision makers must contend with multiple and often conflicting objectives." There is a nice table at the outset of the book, showing different analytical techniques available for local decision making.

Throughout the book, a series of these are discussed in readable by:   He has worked with local and state government officials as an adviser, consultant, and program evaluator, and is director of the Internet Education Project. Among his many publications are three earlier books with Quorum: Economic Development and Environmental Control (), Redesigning the Work of Human Services (), and Outsourcing State Cited by: THE ROLE AND PURPOSE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT INTRODUCTION The existence of local government has always been defended on the basis that it is a crucial aspect of the process of democratization and intensification of mass participation in the decision-making.

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E-Participation in Local Government Decision Making: Swedish and Australian Case Studies: /ch Modern society will only reach its potential when citizens individually and collectively are able to use their knowledge and capabilities to shape their lives.

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