Running Business Like a Government

Source: Ken Miller, Governing, April 9, 2009

There’s a lot that government does right. The private sector ought to take a few notes.

If there is a bright side to this economic meltdown, hopefully it’s that people gain a new appreciation of what it’s like to manage government.

Here’s what government can teach businesses about their operations:
1. How to have a true appreciation for — and be good stewards of — investors’ money.
2. True accountability.
3. It’s not about the money.

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