Navigating the fiscal crisis : tested strategies for local leaders
Publisher/Date:Tempe, Ariz. : Alliance for Innovation; Arizona State University, 2009
Note:A white paper prepared for ICMA by the Alliance for Innovation.
Summary:1. What are the dimensions of the current crisis? What defines it? 2. What has worked for local governments during previous fiscal cutbacks? 3. What characterizes organizations that cope best with fiscal stress? 4. Why is innovation critical in hard times and how can positive action be taken? 5. How can local government action contribute to the economic recovery?