Chief Executive in Local Government

Chief Executive in Local Government

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Being a Chief Executive in a local authority can be described by many adjectives, but one of the most commonly used, some may argue, is lonely. This book is an attempt by two chief executives to recognize and restrict that loneliness, using their own experiences and that of others to portray some of the issues and implications of life as the head of the local government paid service in a helpful and practical manner. The book is a guide to the role of chief executive in a local authority. The personal demands of the role are discussed, and the various relationships, with the political leadership, chief officers, trade unions, press and employees generally are appraised. This book should be useful reading for any current or aspiring chief more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 178 x 235mm | 236g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • 1872860834
  • 9781872860831