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Collaborative Governance: Private Roles for Public Goals in Turbulent Times
All too often government lacks the skill, the will, and the wallet to meet its missions. Schools fall short of the mark while roads and bridges fall into disrepair. Health care costs too much and delivers too little. Budgets bleed red ink as the cost of services citizens want outstrips the taxes they are willing to pay. "Collaborative Governance" is the first book to offer ...more
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Overall the concept of colalborative governance is one that needs to be expounded on and utilized to a greater extent in the public sector. The basic principles that were touted by the authors align closely to my own thoughts ont he subject, however, I did find the book at times a bit tedious. The excessive examples provided, while insightful, was a bit tiresome and not fully needed. Furthermore I found at times that the book was a bit partisan, more left leaning than neutral, and this could bec ...more