Publisher: International City County Management Assn
Category: Business & Economics
For a wide range of users, this study guide written to complement the Local Government Police Management, is an invaluable aid to complete understanding of the material. Exercises and review questions help the student grasp essential concepts, identify important issues, and understand and use police management tools. Unit tests, a final exam, and retest can be used by individual students or by the instructor.
Managing Local Government Services, 3rd ed. is a comprehensive text on the subject of local government services relevant to local governments of all sizes. This edition is refocused and updated to include the demographic, economic, technology and cultural trends that affect the management of service delivery. New chapters discuss the shift from ¿government¿ to ¿governance,¿ alternative methods of service delivery, community development, and the five management practices that are fast becoming the standard for professional local government management.Each chapter lays out the manager¿s responsibilities in each service area, and provides effective policies, practices, and procedures. Short case examples give you a practical look at the goals, challenges, and solutions in the manager¿s world.
This book provides a descriptive analysis of how public administrators manage municipal government. Using examples from the United States, it explores six dimensions of public administration: legal aspects of public management; human resources management; budgeting and public finance; the political dimension; intergovernmental relations and ethical considerations. As well as theory, the authors address such practical issues as economic development, housing, culture and recreation, public safety, transportation and waste disposal.
With conributions from eminent scholars worldwide, this handbook is a "state-of-the-science" summary of the body of knowledge about cultural intelligence--an individual's ability to funtion effectively in situations characterized by cultural diversity--and its relevance for managing diversity both within and across
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Proactive Police Management continues to be used widely throughout the nation as a text for college courses and as a reference for police administrators and aspiring supervisors. The focus of the Seventh Edition continues to be that police managers must be proactive instead of reactive. While the term has many connotations, proactive means foreseeing events, situations, and potential threats before they become overwhelming issues through the use of long and short term planning. Proactive police managers must continually have open communication with the major stakeholders within the community in order for the department's objectives to be accomplished.
Designed to advance knowledge about violence against women and to serve as an inspiration to those studying or working in the field, this companion reader's 20 original articles focus first on theoretical and methodological issues, then on types of violence against women, and finally on prevention and direct intervention. Readers will find a wide range of articles that draw attention to the global dimensions of violence against women and the importance of taking into account political, economic, and cultural differences across diverse groups of people. While the book's articles are designed as companion pieces to the chapters in the Second Edition of the Sourcebook, this reader may also be used as a stand-alone text by those researching specific topics, such as diversity issues, conducting trainings, or teaching advanced courses, such as international social work.