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As government faces more complex problems, and citizens expect more, the way government delivers services and results is changing rapidly. The traditional model of government agencies administering hundreds of programs by themselves is giving way to one-stop services and cross-agency results. This translation implies collaborationa¬Ä¬Ēwithin agencies; among agencies; among levels of governments; and among the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. The first part of this book describes what networks and partnerships are. The second part presents case examples of how collaborative approaches have actually worked in the public sector, when they should be used, and what it takes to manage and coordinate them.Relying on voluntary compliance with codes by builders and property owners simply did not work. ... Miami-Dade County also increased the number of building inspectors from 16 to 43 and roofing inspectors from four to 31 (Godschalk et al., anbsp;...

Author:John M. Kamensky, Thomas J. Burlin
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2004-03-19


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