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The Mandate Report In The Italian Local Governments: Between Accountability Tool And Political Convention


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  • Fabio DE MATTEIS

    (Università del Salento Facoltà di Economia “A. de Viti de Marco” Dipartimento di Studi Aziendali, Giuridici ed Ambientali Via per Monteroni – 73100 Lecce (Italy))

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    The accountability need of public sector organizations becomes increasingly relevant and one of the accountability tool used in the Italian local governments is represented by the Mandate Report. It is typically characterized by its political approach and this work aims to highlight the features that distinguish the Mandate Report, highlighting its characters and criticisms. This is to understand whether this document can really provide a means of transparency or if it is excessively exposed to the risk of succumbing to the propaganda purposes of the political class

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    Article provided by Petru Maior University, Faculty of Economics Law and Administrative Sciences in its journal STUDIA UNIVERSITATIS PETRU MAIOR SERIES OECONOMICA.

    Volume (Year): 1 (2010)
    Issue (Month): (December)
    Pages: 13-20

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    Handle: RePEc:pmu:oecono:v:1:y:2010:p:13-20

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    Keywords: Mandate Report; local government accountability;

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