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The Unique Challenge for Local Public-Sector Leaders

Sunday, May 4, 2003

A quick Google search on local government leadership produces nearly 5 million results - most of which consist of training seminars to help produce top-notch leaders at the local level. The key question: What makes local leadership unique from larger-scale public-sector leadership, or leadership in general?

While leadership skills remain fundamentally the same, important, unique characteristics prevail in every industry. For example, you wouldn't send a pastry chef in to become the executiv

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