Managing the Public Service Strategies for Improvement Series

Managing Change in Local Governance

Publication date: 1 May 2006
Format: Paperback

For senior managers in local government, policy makers in ministries of local government, and students and researchers in public administration with an interest in local government issues.

Redefining Management Roles

Contibutors: Sam Agere
Publication date: 1 January 1999
Format: Paperback

A study of the functional relationship between ministers and permanent secretaries. It highlights the problems they face in the management and reform of the public service and redefines their role and responsibilities. Includes case studies of Britain, Canada, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Redrawing the Lines

Publication date: 1 January 1996
Format: Paperback

This publication examines the difficulties countries encounter when they retain a centralised model of personnel management in the public service, which can cause strained relationships between the key actors involved.