Making citizen task forces work : eight strategies to consider
Topic:PUBLIC INFORMATION--CITIZEN EDUCATION
Note:In Public Management--Vol. 75 - no. 12 (December 1993)
Summary:Citizen task forces are typically doomed because they are charged with generating ideas for governmental reform but have little or no leverage to implement the reforms they suggest. This lack of power to effect change, while often intentional, is exacerbated by three common characteristics of citizen task forces.