Web Based Public Accountability

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Web Based Public Accountability Introduction

While some individuals feel that our government is doing a good job of providing services to the public, others contend that it can do an even better job at a lower cost.

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Balancing the Budget Through Cultural Innovation

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Balancing the Budget through Cultural Innovation What is our Government’s fiscal goal?

Goal: To move towards a balanced budget.

Historical Solutions Increase government revenue via tax increases. Reduce government spending via decreased services. Innovative Solution Reduce the cost of services while maintaining the volume and quality of services by creating a new . . . → Read More: Balancing the Budget Through Cultural Innovation

Utilizing Social Impact Bonds to Help Innovate Government

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Utilizing Social Impact Bonds to Help Innovate Government

The term ‘Social Impact Bond’ was coined in 2007 by the Young Foundation in the U.K. They introduced the concept of adding additional financing from such sources as private investors, philanthropist organizations and the government itself to help solve social challenges . . . → Read More: Utilizing Social Impact Bonds to Help Innovate Government

Innovating Government

There are two basic types of organizations. There are those that are primarily profit-focused and there are those that are primarily customer-focused. According to this classification governments should be considered customer-focused organizations. However most governments are not as customer-focused as they should be and many tend to be less focused than some for-profit corporations….
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Achieving Good Health

Our province’s health care budget has ballooned in recent years to become by far the largest budget in our government. As baby boomers age it will continue to grow at an accelerated rate.
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Selecting Organizations to Work With

GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA TWO DIFFERENT APPROACHES IN SELECTING ORGANIZATIONS TO WORK WITH
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Employment Training Service Changes

To support the needs of adults who are developmentally disabled, the government of Alberta has set up the Persons with Developmental Disabilities division within the Department of Seniors and Community Supports…
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PDD Changes

The following items are presented as a brief list of recommended changes to PDD…
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