As we work with child welfare agencies across the country to help tackle the capacity crisis, here's a glimpse of what we're learning.
We all agree child welfare in our world is not as healthy as we would like it to be. No one wants to see vulnerable children at risk, but it seems like every attempt to get healthier isn’t working, and we are all clinging to the hope that the next thing we try will be the real deal.
If the work made passionate people act like Flo on the TV series “Alice,” then the work can bring them back.
Agencies’ tendency to add more rules (and thus work) every time something bad happens prevents child protection workers from doing everything they can to keep kids safe.
A text message conversation about how once management fads fade, the best concepts remain.
Above all else, citizens want results. When they don’t get them, they morph into selfish people.
There are many, but tracking software — which various government agencies make use of every day – is one of the biggest.
Reality TV reveals the problems with government services, but how do we fix them?
Management lessons from the teachers’ strike.
But black belts, "Lean" t-shirts and TQM posters are forever. Well, not really.