Shared services and municipal consolidation : a critical analysis / by Marc Holzer and John Fry
- Machine generated contents note: Section I The Background -- ch. 1 Municipal Size and Efficiency -- ch. 2 Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency -- ch. 3 Consolidation of Service Delivery and Efficiency -- ch. 4 Alternative Service Delivery Arrangements and Efficiency -- ch. 5 Measuring Municipal Performance -- ch. 6 Overview of Municipal Efficiency -- Section II Details of Service Delivery -- ch. 7 An Inventory of Service Delivery Types -- ch. 8 Characteristics of Service Delivery Arrangements -- ch. 9 Recommendations to Align Service Delivery Arrangements with Service Types.
- "Local government is struggling to continue delivering efficient and effective public services using traditional municipal service delivery structures. In this book, an internationally renowned academic and a local practitioner combine insights and experiences to aid stakeholders in assessing public service delivery alternatives. The authors align the characteristics of each municipal service with the advantages and disadvantages of alternative service delivery mechanisms"--P.  of cover.
- 9781460997857 (pbk.) and 1460997859 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-240) and index.
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