Managers must tackle future challenges with resolve.

TN_FlagWhat are some of the driving forces that are shaping local governments in the years ahead? Five mega issues emerge from conversations with national and local leaders:

  • Long-term economic outlook.
  • Strained relationships with state governments.
  • Demographic changes.
  • Resource challenges.
  • New media and technology.

One might expect local government managers to be daunted by these issues. Instead managers interviewed for this article conveyed resolve and a sense of mission about what they can do to help their organizations and their communities adapt to these challenging times.

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Source: Elizabeth Kellar| PM Magazine