Financial Strategy for Public Managers
by Sharon Kioko, Justin Marlowe
Publisher: The Rebus Foundation 2017
Number of pages: 208
Financial Strategy for Public Managers is a new generation textbook for financial management in the public sector. It offers a thorough, applied, and concise introduction to the essential financial concepts and analytical tools that today's effective public servants need to know.
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