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By Becky J. Starnes

City administration in constructing nations is a quick transforming into region in present public management literature. in spite of the fact that, little examine fabric are available concerning the administration of towns. Demonstrating the problems during this box, Challenges in urban administration: A Case examine Approach brings the occasionally dry theories and ideas of city making plans and administration to lifestyles. the writer makes use of case reviews to illustrate "who," "what," "why," and "how," dramatically expanding readers’ skill to understand and follow the theories.

Incorporating city administration and organizational administration theories with real perform, the writer provides case stories in response to observations made in the course of her huge event. She deals a number of examples of universal modern urban themes starting from team of workers, policy-making, housing, homelessness, transportation, and budgeting. each one research describes and analyzes a situation, selecting the industrial and political components in addition to the customarily conflicting gamers and curiosity groups.

The ebook offers better figuring out of the advanced surroundings urban directors paintings in, aiding readers boost superior decision-making and problem-solving talents throughout the examine of actual concerns urban directors have skilled. The case examine method used offers details that's instantly acceptable to real-world events, making it a source that urban directors can use to enhance their public management and governance skills.

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