The Essentials of Leadership in Government: Understanding the Basics

This book provides a compelling look at the key elements of good leadership, beginning with the importance of a principled inner core.  Based on an easy to grasp model, the chapters explore the behaviours, aspirations, skills and commitments of good government leaders, concluding with a 360 tool to help government professionals assess their strengths and … Read more

The Right Decision: Evidence-based Decision Making for Government Professionals

We make hundreds of decisions daily, ranging from what to have for breakfast, to deciding in which room to hold a meeting, to whether or not to buy a new car. Many of those decisions are informal and relatively insignificant, and have few consequences, while some incur a degree of risk or uncertainty. Each of us takes risks every day. For … Read more

The Right Decision: Evidence-based Decision Making for Government Professionals – Workbook

This workbook is designed to be used in conjunction with the text, The Right Decision: Evidence-based Decision Making for Government Professionals. It can be used as a self-study guide or in either a classroom or workshop setting. While many of the techniques outlined in the text can be used very effectively by an individual working with a paper and pencil or a laptop, many … Read more

Introduction Criminal Investigation: Processes, Practices and Thinking

It is too bad we cannot just provide you with a basic template to follow every time you needed to conduct a criminal investigation; but it is not that simple. Criminal investigations can be imprecise undertakings, often performed in reaction to unpredictable and still-evolving events with incomplete information to guide the process. As such, it is impossible to teach or learn a … Read more

Measuring What Matters: Performance Measurement in Local Government Operations

Analyzing and acting on operational data can lead to major strides in the area of business improvement. Operational data is information that is tracked and provided from dispatch centres, mobile terminals, and databases – just to name a few. These real-time data streams coupled with the ability to properly ingest, process, and analyze the data, … Read more

A Cursory Review of Selected Crime Prevention Coordination Mechanisms

Crime prevention coordination mechanisms are internationally recognized as a key feature of any successful national crime prevention strategy. Such mechanisms have been historically developed to effectively and efficiently facilitate priority areas, mobilize communities and stakeholders, and increase regional capacity to ultimately reduce crime and improve the quality of life for all.

正确决策: 政府工作人员基于证据的决策指南

本练习册是为了配合教材《正确决策:政府工作人员基于证据的决策指南》使用 而编写的。您可以把本册当成自学指 南,或者在课堂或者工作坊的环境下使 用。虽然教材中归纳的技巧种有许多单 独使用纸笔或者电脑就可以进行有效的 练习,但是更多的技巧在集体环境中效 果最佳。比如环境扫描和SWOT(优势,劣势,机会和威胁)分析就更加适合小 组练习。

正确决策: 政府工作人员基于证据的决策指南

就职于市级,省级或者联邦政府的工作 人员,都在为所处区域的居民提供高效 率的服务。无论是帮助公众的前台人 员,或是帮助执政官员制定有效的政策 和项目的幕后人员都是如此。政府工作 人员-公务员-是健全的政府的一个关 键组成部分。这些工作人员以促使政府 以及其政策有效运行为己任,帮助完善 民用项目,并确保其按照计划实行。