This book focuses on the problems and processes involved in organizing, implementing, and managing programs and projects aimed at relieving poverty and underdevelopment in the Third World. It summarizes organization theory and behavior and how these apply to development programs.
Part One: Development Administration: An Introduction 1. Redefining Development 2. Administration and Underdevelopment 3. The Dynamics of Organizations 4. Perspectives on Organizations 5. Administrative Behavior Part Two: Implementing Development: Some Strategies 6. The Process of Project Design and Implementation 7. Data Collection, Monitoring, and Evaluation 8. Decentralization and Coordination 9. Lower-Level Administrators and Field Agents 10. Managing Participation 11. Development Planning and Its Management Part Three: Implementing Development: Urban and Rural Arenas 12. Managing Urban Development 13. Managing Rural Development