Decentralization in developing countries : a review of recent experience

Abstract: Decentralization – whether as deconcentration, delegation, or devolution – has had mixed results. The right scale, sufficient time, and adequate training determine success. The process must be accompanied by a shift in the orientation of central bureaucracy from control to facilitation and support.

Author(s): Rondinelli, Dennis August; Nellis, John R.; Cheema, G. Shabbir

Source(s): , World bank staff working papers; 581Management and development series; 8 99 p., ill., tabs World bank staff working papersManagement and development series 5818

Published: 1983 World bank, Washington, DC (English

ISBN/ISSN: /0253-2115

Link: http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/IW3P/IB/1983/07/01/000009265_3980928162717/Rendered/PDF/multi0page.pdf

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