In a previous article, we outlined two contemporary trends – community building and modernizing of the organization – that affect the work of local government professionals. In that article, we also identified some approaches to dealing effectively with the problems of these trends. In this follow-up article, we propose some competencies that contemporary local government managers will need in order to meet their responsibilities and roles in this new world successfully.
Nalbandian, John and Carol Nalbandian. “Meeting Today's Challenges: Competencies for the Contemporary Local Government Professional," Public Management Published by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), Washington, D.C. May, 2003. pp. 11-15.
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