The focus of this book is the ability of management and management practices to contribute to sustainable social and economic development. Part 1 provides the theoretical organizational framework and discusses its relevance to the development and management of organizations in both developed and developing countries. Part 2 presents selected topical applications of the framework and its organizational concepts. They include human resources development and utilization; technology and knowledge transfer; decentralization; and the management of structural adjustment and public sector reform. A final chapter introduces the concept of strategic organizations and strategic roles, pulling together the previous discussions and illustrating their relevence to managing development. The book is intended as both a reference tool and as a text for advanced studies in management and public administration. -M.Amos

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Kiggundu, M. (1989). Managing organizations in developing countries: an operational and strategic approach. Managing organizations in developing countries: an operational and strategic approach.