Using Technology to Increase Citizen Participation in Government: The Use of Models and Simulation

The use of decision support tools by citizens and community leaders to make better decisions holds tremendous promise as the next area of E-government technology. This research project identifies these opportunities, examines existing attempts to use these technologies, and conducts usability research related to a particular set of simulation technologies designed to help citizens more fully participate in decisions about sustainable development.nj, new jersey, ca, california Technology and E-Government

Working to Transform Your Organization

A part of the larger report, "Becoming an Effective Political Executive: 7 Lessons from Experienced Appointees," this essay, "Working to Transform Your Organization," describes how political appointees can successfully transform organizations. Four organizations were chosen as case studies and eight common lessons emerged about how leaders successfully undertake large-scale transformation initiatives.