Asian Cities in the 21st Century: Contemporary Approaches to Municipal Management

  • Fighting Urban Poverty
    1 Mar 2001

    Fighting Urban Poverty

    This volume contains the views, experiences, and plans of Asian municipal leaders in tackling the high incidence of poverty amongst their citizens through five critical interventions: This volume contains the views, experiences, and plans of Asian municipal leaders in tackling the high incidence of poverty amongst their citizens through five critical interventions: creating jobs for the poor building partnerships for reducing poverty working together to improve slums expanding housing for the poor getting rid of urban wastes
  • Partnerships for Better Municipal Management
    1 Apr 2000

    Partnerships for Better Municipal Management

    This volume represents the experiences of several Asian municipal leaders and representatives of development agencies in improving governance and delivery of municipal services, particularly through partnerships with the private sector and nongovernment organizations. It is also a summary of the proceedings of theAsian Mayors' Forumheld in Colombo in June 1999.
  • 1 Mar 1998

    Reforming Dhaka City Management

    This volume is a collection of papers presented at a workshop in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which discussed issues relating to institutional arrangements, and financial and solid waste management in Dhaka. It provides recommendations on organizational reforms to deal with these issues.
  • Leadership and Change in City Management
    1 Feb 1998

    Leadership and Change in City Management

    This volume summarizes the proceedings of a forum at the ADB Institute in Tokyo where 31 officials from 14 Asian cities discussed issues and techniques relating to leadership, corporate and business plans, human resource management, and customer focus.
  • Municipal Management Issues in South Asia
    1 Oct 1997

    Municipal Management Issues in South Asia

    This volume is a collection of papers presented at a workshop in Lahore, Pakistan. It discusses municipal management issues in selected South Asian cities, with special emphasis on organizational problems in Lahore. It also provides a review of municipal reforms and urban governance issues in India and Sri Lanka.