A study of the process of change in 240 city, county and state public bureaucracies, responsible for local finance administration, reveals what influences the change and what direction it is likely to take.
Preface; Introduction; 1. Issues in organizational theory; 2. Organizational research; 3. The concept of organizational structure; 4. Some effects of leadership; 5. Organizational domains; 6. The process of bureaucratization; 7. Implications; Appendixes; Notes; Bibliography; Index.