This articles discusses results of a study that explored cross-jurisdictional sharing among police services. It addresses issues that may be faced by organizations when they merge into a single unit or when they share services across multiple units. It also presents information from four case studies of forces that engaged in cross-jurisdictional sharing. While not […]
This manual, provided by the New York state comptroller, provides a step-by-step process for implementing shared services within a local government.
This brief document succinctly outlines the guidelines for a successful shared services arrangement.
A feasibility study answers the questions, “Should we do this?” and “What do we need to do it?” In this report, the San Luis Valley project examines the feasibility of creating and sustaining the San Luis Valley Public Health Partnership as outlined by their strategic plan. They evaluate their capacity to meet established goals and […]
There is a gap in research regarding the resources needed to deliver public health activities, which inhibits informed decision making around investments in public health and the allocation of funds among activities. When conducting cost analyses in public health, it is important to include costs from all cost components, including personnel, non-personnel, and indirect costs. […]
This paper reports results of a cross-sectional survey examining current and future cross-jurisdictional sharing efforts across Wisconsin. Authors found wide-spread use of shared services across the state. Participant comments suggested they were satisfied with arrangements. Available online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24399279
Research indicates that numerous variables have an impact on a leader’s effectiveness. This study explores the behaviors associated with leadership effectiveness in driving change. The findings confirm previous research that identifies change effectiveness skills, while isolating the specific leader behaviors deemed most valuable to implementing change: motivation and communication. Posted with permission: 3/10/2017.
This YouTube video shows the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department in Wisconsin and its health board discussing their decision to consolidate programmatic and information technology services.
San Luis Valley Public Health Partnership responds to the question, “When considering the design and implementation of this project, what lessons did you learn that might help other grantees implement similar work in this field?”
This report offers a series of case studies on shared staffing arrangements in local public health organizations. These cases, which are located in Massachusetts, Iowa and Oregon, were selected for study based on a national environmental scan of arrangements in place and with attention to variation in location, size of jurisdictions, and type of local […]