Case Study

The New Economic Development Officer (B)

By Chimi Yuden and Robert Klitgaard

Case Abstract

Publishing Date: May 2022

Case Study B is a continuation of Chimi Yuden’s challenges as a new civil servant in a Dzongkhag. We see how she overcame “culture shock” and found her way in her new position. How she garnered support from the Dzongda and from Economic Development Officers in other Dzongkhags. How she focused her efforts. And how she worked closely with key colleagues in the Dzongkhag administration as well as with the private sector, citizens, and a filmmaker. .

Key Words: human resource management, local government, entrepreneurial management, economic development, rural development, public-private partnerships, tourism, culture shock, women in government

Pages: 3

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