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Let's Brainstorm Online Before the Excellence in Government ConferenceThe Excellence in Government '99 Conference http://www.excelgov.com/ will be in Washington, DC, July 13-15. But why wait until the conference to tap into our collective knowledge base? Why not get the ball rolling before July 13?
Conference sponsors have set up an open-ended discussion area on the conference website that will probe your mind on the state of reinvention and quality improvement in government today. Post your comments on this electronic discussion forum called the electronic town hall wall. This forum is at http://www.excelgov.com/wall.htm
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Gaebler and Others Write Sequel to "Reinventing Government"
The recently published sequel, "Positive Outcomes: Raising the Bar on Government Reinvention," documents the progress of specific reinvention programs, including the then National Performance Review (now the National Partnership for Reinventing Government.). It also provides a multimedia guide for government managers and interested citizens to continue successful, on-going reinvention towards performance-based outcomes.
The book -- by Ted Gaebler and co-authors John Blackman, Linda Blessing, Raymon Bruce, Wallace Keene, and Paul Smith -- is part of a one-of-a-kind multimedia learning environment. The entire package includes the book, a CD-ROM, and access to a Web site dedicated to the book (www.enterprise-government.com). "We wanted to make the information in the book available in a variety of formats to make it easier for a larger audience to see how successful government reinvention works," said co-author John Blackman.
New software available in the multimedia package provides innovative computer model simulations of government management business applications that demonstrate reinvention programs in use. Content includes various reinvention perspectives and methodologies. These include organizational and cultural change, activity-based cost management, outcome-based planning and performance measurement, and performance-based government management.
The book compares these approaches, and evaluates their effectiveness in four case studies--Federal Prison Industries, the early National Performance Review; the State of Pennsylvania's PRIME Program, and the State of Arizona's Child Support Enforcement Program.
"Positive Outcomes: Raising the Bar on Government Reinvention" will be available at the Excellence in Government 99 Conference (see above). You may also contact the publisher, Chatelaine Press, at 703-569-2062 or 800-249-9527. Also visit http://www.chatpress.com or http://www.enterprise-government.com.
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