How Will Your Child Welfare System Stack Up Against the Laws of Gravity

Our child welfare systems can feel like we are in a game of Jenga. We are attempting to grow and expand our systems by moving pieces one by one - while stretching our limited capacity. But with each move, the entire system risks collapse, particularly with worker shortages.

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Changing Our Relationship with Data: Solving Our Capacity Crisis by Making Data Work for Us, Not the Other Way Around

The only way out of the capacity crisis is to serve our customers completely and immediately. And data can now help us do this, when used correctly and applied at the most opportune time.

Band of Brothers

Accountability systems rarely work as they affix blame instead of fix systems. They also produce devastating side effects including workers gaming the measurement system and increase fear. There is a better way.

What Public Managers Can Learn from the Ventilator Shortage

Every work system has its point of constraint, and that's the place to focus on to increase the organization's capacity. You're only as good as your weakest link.

Management, Leadership and the Transformation Government Needs

What government does is noble and vital, but it can't deliver the value it should if we don't do a better job of making the work, work. The future of management is about more than technology and budgets.

The Dark Side of Accountability

Ken Miller draws from his latest book to explain how management-by-fear accountability systems rarely work and produce devastating side effects.

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