June 22, 2024

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Where Government Gets Exposed

Kitzman: Government Can Learn from Business

By Kelly Payne
Citizen Reporter

Budget and Control Board Executive Director Eleanor Kitzman tells a Dutch Fork High class that while government is not a business, it doesn’t mean it can’t apply certain business principles to the way government jobs are done.

Setting goals, monitoring performance and being efficient are all business principles that government can and should embrace, she says.


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