Perfect Introductory Text for Students Aspiring to Local Government Management Careers For the student contemplating a career as a manager in public service, The Effective Local Government Manager is almost obligatory reading. Many instructors have built introductory courses on local government management around The Effective Local Government Manager. Essential Tools for Professional Local Government Managers For the young assistant in a city or county, or for the mid-career manager assessing new challenges, The Effective Local Government Manager offers insights on your role and how you can best serve your community. It explores the manager¿s many roles and responsibilities¿interacting with the community, the governing body, local government employees, and other governments. It offers the most up-to-date theory and practice of local government as well as tools of management.Newell, Charldean is the author of 'Effective Local Government Manager', published 2004 under ISBN 9780873261432 and ISBN 0873261437.