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dc.title Public administration management and social services in Czech municipalities: Perceived attitudes of municipal officials with the potential application of the smart city principles en
dc.contributor.author Smékalová, Lenka
dc.contributor.author Grebeníček, Pavel
dc.contributor.author Kučera, Filip
dc.relation.ispartof Administratie si Management Public
dc.identifier.issn 1583-9583 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 2017
utb.relation.issue 29
dc.citation.spage 54
dc.citation.epage 73
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Academy of Economic Studies from Bucharest
dc.relation.uri http://www.ramp.ase.ro/en/_data/files/articole/2017/29-04.pdf
dc.subject Cluster analysis en
dc.subject Czech Republic en
dc.subject Municipalities en
dc.subject Public policy en
dc.subject Social services en
dc.description.abstract Increasing demand for social services connected to the demographic and other changes of the European society presents serious challenge for public policy makers and for the administrative levels most concerned with social services provision. In the Czech Republic this level is represented by municipalities whose attitudes towards the offer of social services in their territory, the providers and the cooperation in this field were surveyed in this paper. Municipal officials’ attitudes to social services differ significantly within the researched sample from a full satisfaction with the present situation in a municipality to a strong dissatisfaction. The paper uses the results of the survey proceed by means of the principal component analysis and cluster analysis to identify the attitudes of the municipal officials in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic and to divide said municipalities into four groups with similar attitudes and issues for which common policy measures may be adopted after more detailed inquiries into their specific issues. Close monitoring, as provided by this paper, presents detailed basis for local policy makers and the further planning of social services network. © 2017, Academy of Economic Studies from Bucharest. All rights reserved. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007684
utb.identifier.obdid 43876782
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85038099744
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-15T16:31:39Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-15T16:31:39Z
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utb.contributor.internalauthor Smékalová, Lenka
utb.contributor.internalauthor Grebeníček, Pavel
utb.contributor.internalauthor Kučera, Filip
utb.fulltext.affiliation Lenka SMÉKALOVÁ1, Pavel GREBENÍČEK2, Filip KUČERA3 1 Ing. Lenka Smékalová, Ph.D.; Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin; Czech Republic; smekalova@fame.utb.cz 2 Ing. Pavel Grebeníček, Ph.D.; Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin; Czech Republic; grebenicek@fame.utb.cz 3 Ing. Filip Kučera; Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin; Czech Republic; fkucera@fame.utb.cz
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utb.fulltext.sponsorship The authors are thankful to the grant no. IGA/FaME/2016/010 which provided financial support for this research
utb.scopus.affiliation Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.projects IGA/FaME/2016/010
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