Date of Award
Master of Arts
Masters Thesis-Open Access
Purpose and Method
This paper is a descriptive analysis of two aspects of decision making in one council-manager government. First, it is an examination of the relationship between the city council and the city manager, noting the influence of the city manager on policy. Secondly, it is an exploration of the limitations which existing elite group(s) may place on policy decision making by the legal city government.
Straayer, John Adrian, "The Position of the City Manager in Decision Making in Kalamazoo, Michigan City Government" (1964). Masters Theses. 4996.