Managing In A Political World: The Life Cycle of Local Authority Chief Executives

Hardcover | November 15, 2010

bySteve Leach

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Steve Leach identifies the key challenges facing chief executives in British local government in operating in an environment where party politics is a dominant force. It discusses the basis on which chief executives apply for posts and manage the interview process, and the importance of the 'honeymoon period' - the first 6-9 months.

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Steve Leach identifies the key challenges facing chief executives in British local government in operating in an environment where party politics is a dominant force. It discusses the basis on which chief executives apply for posts and manage the interview process, and the importance of the 'honeymoon period' - the first 6-9 months.

STEVE LEACH is Emeritus Professor of Local Government at De Montfort University, UK. He has a long record of research and consultancy in the politics, management and reorganisation of local government in Britain. Recent publications include Botched Business, The Damaging Process of Local Government Reorganisation 2006-08 (with Michael...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:November 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230245625

ISBN - 13:9780230245624

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Understanding the Challenges Facing Chief Executives
Taking the Job and Getting Started 
The Chief Executive as 'Head of Paid Service'
Managing the Relationship with the Leader
Dealing with Political Change
The Chief Executive as a Political Animal
The Essence of a Good Relationship
Testing the Relationship
Moving On: by Choice or Otherwise
The Impact of Inspection and the Performance Culture
The Impact of the Move to Executive Government
Where Next for Chief Executives