Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
The Leipzig Model: Myth or Reality?

The Leipzig Model: Myth or Reality? (Paperback)

To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock


The Leipzig Model describes how civil servants in Leipzig, a city in the former East Germany, cope with the challenges stemming from the uneven economic conditions that continue to exist after the reunification. The analysis reviews a series of recent successes achieved by the managerial leaders of Leipzig who have been able to compete and excel in comparison with civil servants in Western Germany and the bureaucracies of several other European Union countries. The book also investigates the local 'civic culture' that is behind the driving forces of the city's leaders. Leipzig's 'local political culture' is outlined and its key elements are defined. In addition to examining the professional strength of the city's civil servants, the book analyzes the strategies being used by the mayor and city managers of Leipzig to achieve such successes and compares these strategies to some current organizational theories and models.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsPrivate / Civil law: general worksSport & Hobbies Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 16/10/2007 ISBN-13: 9780761838906  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor is a professor of public administration at Florida International University. He has previously taught at Howard University, the University of Texas at Austin, and the Brazilian School of Public Administration. He has been teaching and doing research at Leipzig University since 1999 and was officially designated an honorary professor at that university in June 2007.

More books by Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor

Leave Review


Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Medieval Rome: Stability and Crisis ...
Chris Wickham
Princess Olga, A Wild and Barefoot...
Olga Romanoff; Coryne Hall
Dissonant Lives: Generations and...
Mary Fulbrook
The Senecans
Peter Stothard
Latest Blog
#FoylesFave: Dr Seuss

Matt from our Web Team is very silly. Maybe this explains his love for Dr Seuss, especially this new glow in the dark edition of What Was I Scared Of?

Read an Extract from A Skinful of Shadows

Read an extract from the eagerly awaited new novel by the Costa-winning Frances Hardinge, A Skinful of Shadows.

#FoylesFive: Elsewhere-Elsewhen

Jen from the Web Team shares a selection of books that will transport the reader to another time and place.

View all Blog Entries
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd