Explores the impact of changes in local government, in Britain, and upon the attitudes, behaviour and job satisfaction of the managers affected. Based on research findings, it outlines the major changes affecting local government organizations and the duties and responsibilities of those working within them.
Linda Keen is Lecturer in Management at the University of Kent at Canterbury. She has published widely on changes in local government with articles in Public Money and Management, Local Government Studies, and other public sector journals, and has worked in local government as both an officer and an elected member.Richard Scase is Professor of Sociology and Organizational Behaviour at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He is the author or co-author of several books including most recently Corporate Realities (1995) and Higher Education and Corporate Realities (1994). He has published widely in academic journals on issues of change in private and public sector organizations.