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Elected Official's Little Handbook: A Portable Guide for Local Government Legislators (Little Handbook Series)

Cohen, Eleanor; Wood, Len

Editore: Training Shoppe, 1994
ISBN 10: 0963437429 / ISBN 13: 9780963437426
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Titolo: Elected Official's Little Handbook: A ...

Casa editrice: Training Shoppe

Data di pubblicazione: 1994

Legatura: No Binding

Condizione libro: Used


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Riassunto: Congratulations, youve been elected to a local government office in your community - city council, board of supervisors, school board or special district. Your euphoria lasts about as long as your first meeting. During the election campaign you distinguished yourself from others by upstaging opponents, making promises about increasing services and lowering taxes, and even attacking the existing governing body and its policies. Confrontation and rhetoric worked well.

As soon as you take your new seat, you are thrust into a world that requires a different set of skills and understandings. Within days, you discover that virtually every tactic that brought you success during the election campaign backfires in your quest to become an effective governing board member. While you are givensome slack, you are soon ostracized if you continue to rely upon campaign rhetoric. The confrontational mode is counterproductive and turns colleagues off. Prepare for Meetings
Ask Penetrating Questions
Clarify Expectations with the Chief Administrator
Manage Difficult Meetings
Avoid Common Chairperson Mistakes
Evaluate the Meeting Agenda
Evaluate Written Staff Reports
Identify Meeting Ploys
Work as a Productive Team Member

The Elected Officials Little Handbook is a compact, 71/4 by 41/2, loose leaf reference guide that is presented in outline form, making it easy to read and easily fits in a purse or brief case. This is the third book in the Little Handbook series.

Dall'autore: When Virginia Denny, Mayor of Perris, California first saw the Elected Official's Little Handbook she said "What a great book. I wish they would have provided this to me when I was first elected. It has lots of valuable information in it". This is the kind of reaction I was after when I designed the Little Handbooks, The idea was to provide public officials with pertinent and meaningful information in summary fashion.

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