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United States Local Government Reform: The Emergence of the City Manager

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Babes-Bolyai University, 2002.
    • Publication Date:
      2002
    • Collection:
      LCC:Law
      LCC:Political science
      LCC:Political institutions and public administration (General)
    • Abstract:
      City Managers came into being in the early 1900.s because of the corruption, waste, and lack of responsiveness of local governments in the United States. Business leaders in large cities had begun to recognise that major changes in their local governments were desperately needed for their businesses to grow and prosper. Andrew Carnegie, a founder of United States Steel, had indicated that business needed a stable society to prosper. Local government had to become responsive to the changing needs of the poor, abused and neglected children, the mentally ill and the elderly, to cite a few examples.
    • File Description:
      electronic resource
    • ISSN:
      1454-1378
    • Relation:
      https://rtsa.ro/rtsa/index.php/rtsa/article/view/324; https://doaj.org/toc/1454-1378
    • Accession Number:
      edsdoj.9e12ac61b2f4f7e8e48cd7772298d1e