High Performance Government Handbook

Your Guide to Exceptional Results Across All Departments

The work of local government teams — from leadership to finance, planning to procurement — has faced a perfect storm of challenges that have changed and challenged the local government landscape over the last year.

  • What does high-performance government look like?
  • What challenges can I overcome by becoming high performing?
  • What goal setting best practices should I follow?
  • How can I keep my team focused and motivated along our journey?
  • What should I look for in high-performance public works software and partners?

To overcome these hurdles, local government agencies must evolve into high-performance organizations that manage assets effectively, deploy resources efficiently, and are more productive for the benefit of citizens.

So, when it comes to high-performance government, how do you attain and measure that? Not to mention, what one department considers high performance may be completely different from another.

The goal of this guide is to help you understand the practices and components that drive high performance across all departments, with real examples of public sector agencies putting them into action. In this guide, you’ll also discover how the right tools and partners can transform “excellence” from an abstract concept into a concrete, everyday reality.

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