The Structural reform impulse in local government : its past and relevance to the future
Note:In National Civic Review -- Vol. 83 - no. 3 (Summer-Fall 1994).
Summary:Individual plans, like individual governments and specific administrations, will be judged on their merits, and a preferred structure constitutes a standard for that evaluation. Emperically accepted standards also supply a frame of reference for improving all governments, regarless of structure.