Thursday, March 12, 2009
Public managers in communities across the country are under increasing pressure by the public to report on the outcomes and results of their programs. With both internal and external demands for information, public managers not only need to provide an...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report showcases two large federal agencies that adapted the balanced scorecard approach to their operations and have used it for more than five years to drive improved performance. The challenge, the authors note, isn’t creating a scorecard; it’s...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report uncovers ideas and practices in government-to-employee web-based communication. It investigates and analyzes the visions of online collaboration that are emerging in federal agencies and the web-based government-to-employee practices that...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The project describes how performance measures and monitoring processes influence the collaborative processes used to develop and implement watershed management programs.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report focuses on providing a better understanding of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), an especially significant innovation in local service delivery that has dramatically impacted the business of government. BIDs are self-help ventures...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This research project focuses on the untapped pool of knowledge of the Federal retiree community and will develop an innovative model and "best practices" that Federal agencies can use to reduce the Federal human capital crisis. Case studies to...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report examines how organizational factors and management strategies have affected the ability of federal agencies to generate reliable information for financial statements and achieve unqualified audit opinions. By indentifying successful...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This research draws lessons from three years of a RAND Graduate School course, Hybrid Governance. It lays out a framework for evaluating when public-private partnerships should be sought and what kind of partnerships should be forged or encouraged....
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report describes the new tools and methodologies needed to measure a state's readiness for global electronic commerce. The state of Ohio is used as a prototype and as an example for this study. The report also evaluates the measurement process...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This paper describes the emerging implementation strategies of government in the twenty-first century. The first section describes three models of government available to policy makers who believe that the bureaucratic model cannot solve the problems...

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