ILS LEDA : International links and services for local economic development agencies : for human, fair and sustainable development

Abstract: ILS LEDA is a Eurada program which supports local, national and international organizations to enhance local economies. It is considered an effective international organizations in dealing with Local Economic Development Agencies (LEDA). It disseminates tools for LEDA management and operation. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2013 International links and services for local economic development agencies…

Administratio publica : editions

Abstract: Administratio Publica is a quarterly journal. The aim of the journal is to promote academic scholarship in Public Administration and Management and related fields. It is produced by the Association of Southern African Schools and Departments of Public Administration and Management (ASSADPAM). Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2013 Association of southern African schools and departments…

What is governance?

Abstract: Four approaches to improve measuring the quality of bureaucracies are described: (1) procedural measures; (2) capacity measures; (3) output measures; and (4) measures bureaucratic autonomy. The reasons why low-income countries are advised to reduce bureaucratic autonomy are also explained. Author(s): Fukuyama, Francis Source(s): , Working paper / Center for global development; 314 18 p.,…

Overview on management patterns in community, private and hybrid management in rural water supply

Abstract: The sustainability of rural water supply remains evasive. Community management models, private management models, and hybrid models are reviewed to provide a basis for the selection of the most appropriate management model. Author(s): Kamruzzaman, A.K.M.; Said, Ilias; Osman, Omar Source(s): , Journal of sustainable development; Vol. 6, No. 5 p. 26-36, ill., tab Journal…

Planning in all its (dis)guises : spheres of government, functional areas and authority

Abstract: The constitutional framework of the powers and functions of local government in South Africa leaves room for uncertainty and confusion, caused by provisions that permit the support, monitoring, supervision and intervention by national and provincial government over provinces and local governments. Author(s): Van Wyk, Jeannie Van Source(s): , [Potchefstroom electronic law journal] (PER); Vol.…

Organizational puzzles of agencification : a Kampala city council authority case, Uganda

Abstract: This paper analyses the emerging dilemmas of the agencification management approach in Kampala city. The focus is on assessing the validity of the assumption that there is structural disaggregation of the agency from the government as suggested by the New Public Management doctrine. Author(s): Karyeija, Gerald Kagambirwe; Kyohairwe, Stella B. Source(s): , Journal of…

ICMA : leaders at the core of better communities

Abstract: ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, develops and advances professional local government management to create sustainable communities that improve lives worldwide. It provides member support, publications, peer assistance, and training and professional development. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 International city/county management association (ICMA), Washington, DC (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://icma.org/en/icma/home

FreeBalance : modernizing public financial management = modernise la gestion des finances publiques = modernizando el manejo de las finanzas públicas

Abstract: FreeBalance is a global provider of software solutions for public financial management (PFM). PFM is an essential part of the international development process. FreeBalance solutions support government modernization, fiscal decentralization, and public finance reform across all levels of government. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 FreeBalance, Ottawa [etc.] (English; French; Spanish ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.freebalance.com/