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):…