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Good Government Book Club

Every few months, the Good Government Book Club meets to discuss books on government performance, innovation, and improvement. The meetings are free and open to all City employees.
Check out the GGBC in this Governing article!

The next meeting of the Good Government Book Club is Wednesday, September 23rd at 12pm in the Innovation Lab (201 East Baltimore Street – HR Training Division, Second Floor). The selected book is Not In My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City by Antero Pietila. Dessert will be served – hope to see you there!

Previous Selections:

The Ethics Of Dissent: Managing Guerrilla Government by Rosemary O’Leary

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink

The Responsive City by Stephen Goldsmith & Susan Crawford

The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge

A Prayer For The City by Buzz Bissinger

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis

The Human Side of Budgeting: Budget Games and How to End Them by Scott Lazenby

Change or Die: The Three Keys to Change at Work and in Life by Alan Deutschman

Citizenville by Gavin Newsom /w Lisa Dickey

Extreme Government Makeover by Ken Miller

If We Can Put A Man On the Moon…Getting Big Things Done In Government by William Eggers and John O’Leary

Triumph of the City by Edward Glaeser

Many Unhappy Returns: One Man’s Quest To Turn Around The Most Unpopular Organization in America by Charles O. Rossotti

Trying Hard is Not Good Enough by Mark Friedman

Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath

The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO's Strategies for Defeating the Devil's Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization by Tom Kelley and Jonathan Littman

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