A citizens" manual for effective involvement in local authority service delivery action plan

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Published by Institute of Policy Analysis & Research in Nairobi .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 14).

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StatementMariana Cifuentes ... [et al.].
SeriesIPAR working paper series -- no. 09/2007
ContributionsCifuentes, Mariana., Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (Kenya)
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2008/00318 (J)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 22 p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18454583M
ISBN 109966948759
LC Control Number2008346161

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underpinning effective delivery, it is well positioned to foster a CSR ethic and achieve a high performance CSR culture. Human resource management can play a significant role so that CSR can become “the way we do things around here”.

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