Political management and local performance: a testing relationship?

John Fenwick, Karen Miller

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Reform of local political management continues to be part of the international agenda for change as governments seek to create the conditions for better performance in local government. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of changes in political management upon the performance of local government, with England as a case study, and the implications for local government reform elsewhere.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-230
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Public Sector Management
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • political management
  • local government
  • performance
  • United Kingdom


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