Found 2 article(s) for author 'Jorrit de Jong'

The Art of Governing Through Questions

The Art of Governing Through Questions. Jorrit de Jong, Jack Goldsmith, March 25, 2019, Opinion, “When citizens ask mayors questions, they expect answers. Elected officials, in turn, want to be seen as strong leaders who are quick with solutions. Mayors are also tasked with putting out fires, both figuratively and literally, that directly affect the lives of their citizens.Link

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Dealing with Dysfunction: Innovative Problem Solving in the Public Sector

Dealing with Dysfunction: Innovative Problem Solving in the Public Sector. Jorrit de Jong, 2015, Paper. “Congressional impasse, financially untenable social programs, and fiscal crises are hallmarks of bureaucratic dysfunction today. In Dealing with Dysfunction, Jorrit de Jong explains that bureaucratic dysfunction reflects a breach of contract between the government—not only as a provider of services, but also as a catalyst for improved social outcomes—and a public comprised of clients, professionals, managers, and policymakers. Dealing with Dysfunction embarks on a conceptual, theoretical, and…” May require purchase or user account. Link

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