By Becky J. Starnes
City administration in constructing international locations is a quick starting to be zone in present public management literature. in spite of the fact that, little learn fabric are available concerning the administration of towns. Demonstrating the problems during this box, Challenges in urban administration: A Case research Approach brings the occasionally dry theories and ideas of city making plans and administration to lifestyles. the writer makes use of case experiences to illustrate "who," "what," "why," and "how," dramatically expanding readers’ skill to understand and practice the theories.
Incorporating city administration and organizational administration theories with genuine perform, the writer offers case reviews in line with observations made in the course of her huge adventure. She bargains a number of examples of universal modern urban themes starting from body of workers, policy-making, housing, homelessness, transportation, and budgeting. every one research describes and analyzes a state of affairs, picking the industrial and political elements in addition to the usually conflicting avid gamers and curiosity groups.
The ebook presents better figuring out of the advanced setting urban directors paintings in, aiding readers improve superior decision-making and problem-solving talents in the course of the examine of genuine concerns urban directors have skilled. The case examine method used provides info that's instantly appropriate to real-world occasions, making it a source that urban directors can use to enhance their public management and governance skills.
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