Esri Press

Smarter Government Workbook: A 14-Week Implementation Guide to Governing for Results

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Published in May 2020

14 Weeks to Smarter Government

In Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age, former governor Martin O’Malley draws on his deep experience in implementing performance measurement and management, or “Stat” systems, at the city and state levels in Baltimore and Maryland. And the results speak for themselves: the biggest crime reduction in any big city in America; a reversal of a 300-year decline in the health of the Chesapeake Bay; and schools ranked #1 for five years in a row.

Now, take these tested solutions and apply them to your government organization in fewer than four months. Smarter Government Workbook: A 14-Week Implementation Guide to Governing for Results is your practical, hands-on companion workbook for Smarter Government and for realizing the promise of Stat.

Smarter Government Workbook: A 14-Week Implementation Guide to Governing for Results distills the lessons from Smarter Government and concisely presents an interactive, easy-to-follow, proven 14-week plan any government can follow to achieve strategic performance management. You will devise a framework to:

The difference between a dream and a goal is a deadline. Here's your plan.

Find the first book, Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age, here.

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Martin O'Malley served as the Mayor of Baltimore from 1999 to 2007 and as the 61st Governor of Maryland from 2007 to 2015. He was the first leader to take CompStat—a crime-management system pioneered in New York City in the 1990s—and apply the same ideas at city- and state-wide scales.

ISBN: 9781589486027    2020   80 pages   $19.99