Dr. James Svara to Speak on Organizational Renewal
Managing a city or county organization, while planning for the future, is a difficult balancing act that requires skill and determination on the part of managers, assistant managers and their teams.
On October 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel located in Phoenix, the Arizona City/County Managers Association's Executive Leadership Program will feature renowned speaker, Dr. James Svara, who specializes in local government, politics and management.
Every day, managers and staff are faced with making the right decisions in a dynamic and ever challenging environment, decisions which will determine or ultimately affect the course of their organizations.
The ACMA Executive Leadership Seminar, featuring Dr. Svara will help participants develop their critical problem solving skills, while learning how to achieve the highest level of performance from their council, management teams, and staff while leading for organizational change.
Organizational Renewal
Date: October 27, 2006
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Crescent Hotel, Phoenix
Group Rates: $119/night
Reservations: 1-800-325-3535
Dr. Svara has spoken at meetings of the International City Management Association, the National League of Cities, and the National Association of Counties, as well as to organizations of local government officials in thirteen states.

The cost of registration to attend this event is $150 per person. Please register early; seating is limited to provide for quality group participation.
To register for this professional development opportunity, please download, fill out and return the registration to Amy Price before October 25, 2006. Forms can be sent in by fax 602-253-3874 or email: aprice@azleague.org.
Dr. Svara, a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and an honorary member of the International City-County Management Association is the author of Official Leadership in the City: Patterns of Conflict and Cooperation and Facilitative Leadership in Local Government.
Members may preview a sample of Dr. Svara's book, Official Leadership in the City: Patterns of Conflict and Cooperation and Facilitative Leadership in Local Government by clicking here.
Arizona City/County Management Association
1820 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 258-5786
Fax: (602) 253-3874
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