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Why We Need Joy in Government

Why We Need Joy in Government

September 7, 2018 by Government Performance Consortium
Category: Government Performance Consortium

In the final post of the 3-part series, authors Larisa Benson and Chelsea Lei of the Government Performance Center make the case why joy is essential for transforming the experience of working in government and achieving meaningful performance improvement.

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Government of the Future Part 2: Reframing Performance Measurement

Government of the Future Part 2: Reframing Performance Measurement

September 6, 2018 by Government Performance Consortium
Category: Government Performance Advisor , Government Performance Consortium

Part 2 of this 3-part series from the Government Performance Consortium looks at why local governments need to reframe performance measurements by amplifying a growth mindset and focusing on human potential. 

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Government of the Future Part 1: Nurturing Innovation with Empathy

Government of the Future Part 1: Nurturing Innovation with Empathy

September 4, 2018 by Government Performance Consortium
Category: Government Performance Advisor , Government Performance Consortium

The first of this 3-part series from the Government Performance Consortium emphasizes the importance of support, empathy, and connection within organizations that are pushing the boundaries of government excellence. 

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GPC Attendees Revel in Lean Support, Training, and Networking

GPC Attendees Revel in Lean Support, Training, and Networking

December 20, 2016 by Leah LaCivita
Category: Government Performance Consortium

Over 200 local government leaders gathered in Tacoma for the latest Government Performance Consortium (GPC) forum, where they discussed lean management and shared their own thoughts, successes, and strategies.

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The Key to a Better City: Fill Fewer Potholes, Have More Fun

The Key to a Better City: Fill Fewer Potholes, Have More Fun

May 19, 2016 by Josh Mahar
Category: Government Performance Consortium

Early this month author Peter Kageyama came to Washington as part of our Government Performance Consortium and provided an inspiring overview of how cities can leverage community assets to build a better city, all without spending huge amounts of money.

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Creating a Functional Performance Dashboard in 8 Steps

Creating a Functional Performance Dashboard in 8 Steps

November 16, 2015 by Tracy Burrows
Category: Government Performance Consortium

This summer, the Government Performance Consortium hosted six intrepid Government Data Change Agent interns for the cities of Airway Heights, Anacortes, Kent, Issaquah, Renton, and Tukwila.

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Government of the Future: Introducing the Government Performance Consortium

Government of the Future: Introducing the Government Performance Consortium

April 14, 2015 by Larisa Benson
Category: Government Performance Advisor , Government Performance Consortium

Government agencies today are not much changed in structure or culture from their predecessors of past decades.  In stark contrast, citizens’ expectations for speed and service accessibility – driven by the information age – exceed most governments’ current capacities.  What does our future look like?

Washington State and her local government jurisdic...

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