The Importance of Budgeting

It is a governor's greatest tool in leveraging change and innovation.
by Elizabeth Daigneau | February 9, 2011 AT 11:00 AM

Budgeting tells everyone what's most important, writes our colleague Jim Chrisinger at Management Insights.

How governors spend money is their most powerful lever to prioritize, make performance consequential and move agencies and stakeholders from frustration to innovation. READ MORE.

Management Insights is published here on in collaboration with the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School. The column is moderated by Stephen Goldsmith, a Professor of Government at Harvard Kennedy School (on leave), and deputy mayor of operations for the City of New York.