Local authority experience of compulsory competitive tendering

Nirmala Rao, Ken Young

1 August 1995

The requirement to submit local authority services to competitive tender under the Local Government Acts of 1988 and 1992 has been the subject of intense debate. A new study by Nirmala Rao and Ken Young considers the impact of enforced competition upon local authorities and finds that it has propelled authorities into a period of far- reaching change in management processes, manager behaviour and organisational 'culture'.

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