Book News: August 25th, 1998

Richard Kerley, Director, Scottish Local Authorities Management Centre, Strathclude Business School, University of Strathclyde

Managing in Local Government provides a comprehensive guide to the tasks of the local government manager. Starting with a concise introduction to recent developments and trends in public management and local government institutions and services, the core of the book focuses on the key managerial functions and relationships in a local authority context. It is an ideal primer for all practicing and aspiring managers, above all for professionals moving into service management at a senior level for the first time.

Government Beyond the Centre Series Editor: Gerry Stoker ICS 240pp 216x138mm Paperback £14.99 ISBN 0-333-60468-7
Hardback £45.00  ISBN 0-333-60467-9