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The Road to Agile Government: Driving Change to Achieve Success

Why agile? Today, governments around the world are dealing with the effects and after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, major social unrest ranging from Black Lives Matter to ending repression in Hong Kong, and the impacts of weather-related disasters and climate change.

Timely and effective response to these urgent issues are hampered by the use of traditional processes that employ bureaucratic hierarchy, focus on command and control, and do not involve the public in solving problems.


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  • Author(s):
  • G. Edward DeSeve Coordinator, Agile Government Center, National Academy of Public Administration
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Publisher:National Academy of Public Administration
Published:June 1, 2020
License:Public Domain

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