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Government Reform:  The New Zealand Example (Part 2)
Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 14:33
New Zealand’s government reform efforts over the past quarter century have yielded both positive results as well as cautionary tales. Its proposed next steps, however, are worth examining.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 10:44
The Center for The Business of Government is enhancing its focus on innovation as a key element in helping government solve hard problems.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 11:14
Kevin C. Desouza’s “Challenge.gov: Using Competitions and Awards to Spur Innovation,” examines the cross-government electronic platform, Challenge.gov, through which agencies can pose problems and challenge the public to provide solutions.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 10:03
Often, government looks to the private sector for best practice ideas regarding operational efficiency, cost reductions, and technical innovation. An emerging new approach to industry collaboration taps into the consciousness of corporate responsibility to meet very specific needs.

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Monday, August 27, 2012 - 14:10
By taking some practical and achievable steps, local governments can leverage proven effective practices to deliver well given tight budgets.

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Weekly Round-up: August 24, 2012
Friday, August 24, 2012 - 08:23
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of August 20, 2012

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Review of Ines Mergel's "A Manager’s Guide to Designing a Social Media Strategy"
Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 14:52
Review of Professor Ines Mergel's new guide for government managers that outlines the issues and gives recommendations for writing a social media policy.

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Monday, August 20, 2012 - 13:37
A new report by Professors O’Leary and Gerard presents a unique survey of federal executives, composed of open-ended answers from respondents about how to collaborate in government more effectively.

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Weekly Round-up: August 17, 2012
Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 14:56
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of August 17, 2012

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Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 13:22
A new report by Altimeter helps organizations understand and mitigate the risks posed by social media.

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