Governments are facing a permanent fiscal crisis. The costs of running governments are rising, especially the costs to educate, incarcerate, and medicate. Consequently, government is broke. Traditional budgeting only makes matters worse. The focus (and the acrimony) settles on the small percentages to cut, but the great majority of spending escapes examination. Budgeting for Outcomes: Better Results for the Price of Government changes this equation. It asks different questions-and gets very different answers. This e-book explains how local governments can create a budget designed to give residents the results they really want and need-at a price they are willing to pay.
Budgeting for Outcomes
International City/ County Management Association
Better Results for the Price of Government