Challenges in City Management: A Case Study Approach by Becky J. Starnes

By Becky J. Starnes

City administration in constructing nations is a fast starting to be quarter in present public management literature. besides the fact that, little study fabric are available concerning the administration of towns. Demonstrating the problems during this box, Challenges in urban administration: A Case research Approach brings the occasionally dry theories and ideas of city making plans and administration to existence. the writer makes use of case reports to illustrate "who," "what," "why," and "how," dramatically expanding readers’ skill to understand and practice the theories.

Incorporating city administration and organizational administration theories with genuine perform, the writer offers case reviews in response to observations made in the course of her wide adventure. She bargains a number of examples of universal modern urban themes starting from group of workers, policy-making, housing, homelessness, transportation, and budgeting. each one examine describes and analyzes a state of affairs, deciding upon the industrial and political elements in addition to the usually conflicting gamers and curiosity groups.

The e-book offers more desirable realizing of the complicated surroundings urban directors paintings in, assisting readers boost more suitable decision-making and problem-solving talents throughout the learn of actual concerns urban directors have skilled. The case examine technique used offers info that's instantly acceptable to real-world events, making it a source that urban directors can use to enhance their public management and governance skills.

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Bert Gall, an attorney from the Institute for Justice (a nonprofit, public interest law firm that defends property rights nationwide), offered to defend the CPRC. Gall stated the suit was “extremely frivolous … and that under the First Amendment, you shouldn’t need a lawyer to speak out about politics,” (Snyder, 2008f, p. A8). Mark Olson, the private attorney representing Swift and Wilkinson, replied that the advertisement was “intended to imply personal interest in the city resolution for personal gain, which is not true.

The federal government delegates this authority to states, which may further delegate the authority to local governments. To ensure the owners’ constitutional rights of just compensation and due process are not violated, local governments must follow federal and state laws referred to as condemnation proceedings. The government authorities attempt to negotiate the purchase of the property for fair value. If the owner does not wish to sell, the government then files a court action to exercise eminent domain and publishes notice of the hearing as required by state law.

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