With feedback from adopters, editor Laurence O’Toole retains important classic selections from earlier editions while freshening this volume with new selections that cover not only the impact of recent fiscal developments and international influences on U.S. intergovernmental relations, but also explore the key role of the Supreme Court in shaping the system’s ….
The word “wiki” means “quick” in Hawaiian, and here author and think tank CEO Tapscott along with research director Williams, paint in vibrant colors the quickly changing world of Internet togetherness, also known as mass or global collaboration, and what those changes mean for business and technology. Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia written, compiled, edited and re-edited by “ordinary people” is the most ubiquitous example, and its history makes remarkable reading. But also considered are lesser-known success stories of global collaboration that star Procter & Gamble, BMW, Lego and a host of software and niche companies.
There was always someone or some company in charge, controlling things, at the “top” of the food chain. While hierarchies are not vanishing, profound changes in the nature of technology, demographics, and the global economy are giving rise to powerful new models of production based on community, collaboration, and self-organization rather than on hierarchy and control…..
Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund in October 2006 to be a nonpartisan “one-stop-shop” for election related information. Here you can find information about voting options, election dates, candidates, polling places (polling place locator), registration deadlines, and voting machines.
The North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) is a compilation of the administrative rules of approximately 26 state agencies and 50+ occupational licensing boards.
The NCAC and related material are available on the North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings Rules Division website: http://www.ncoah.com/rules/.
This is the third edition of the previously published Managing Small Cities and Counties: A Practical Guide. As a comprehensive text on the subject of local government services, this revision is relevant to local governments of all sizes.
This edition is refocused and updated to include the demographic, economic, technology and cultural trends that affect the management of service delivery. New chapters discuss the shift from “government” to “governance,” alternative methods of service delivery, community development, and the five management practices that are fast becoming the standard for professional local government management.