Tag: Andrew Kleine

Don’t Fool Yourself

ELGL recently hosted an #ELGLBookClub on “City on the Line.” As part of this effort, author Andrew Kleine gifted five copies of the book to ELGL members so they could read, participate, and share what they’re learning with the ELGL family. This first installment is by Denton, TX Assistant to the City Manager Ryan Adams. … Continued

#ELGLBookClub: City on the Line

We’re discussing Andrew Kleine’s book “City on the Line” in a Twitter book club on March 5 at noon EST. Never participated in a Twitter book club? It’s easy! 1. Read the book. You can get a free copy here (while supplies last) if you blog for ELGL about it. Or, purchase the book for … Continued

Podcast: City on the Line – Outcome Budgeting with Andrew Kleine

Andrew Kleine Author, City on the Line Former Budget Director, Baltimore, MD Website | LinkedIn | Twitter Budgeting for Outcomes. In his new book Andrew Kleine, the former Budget Director for the City of Baltimore, MD, challenges how local governments budget. He writes about how he changed budgeting in Baltimore to focus on outcomes rather than … Continued

Book Excerpt: City on the Line

City on the Line is full of stories about public servants working to change an entrenched budget system.  The following excerpt is one of these stories, about an agency head who went from fighting Outcome Budgeting to using it to change his agency for the better. Previously: An Interview with Andrew Kleine, Author of City of … Continued

An Interview with Andrew Kleine, Author of City of the Line

ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt sat down with Andrew Kleine, the former Baltimore budget director whose new book, City on the Line: How Baltimore Transformed its Budget to Beat the Great Recession and Deliver Outcomes, will be published in October.  The book is available for pre-order here. ELGL: What motivated you to write City on the … Continued

I Have to Ask: Can You Change Traditional Ways of Budgeting?

In this series, ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt asks guest columnists to respond to one of three questions. This week Andrew Kleine, President at Andrew Kleine Consulting, LLC, helps provide context around innovation in budgeting.  Do the words “innovation” and “budgeting” belong in the same sentence?  I say yes, but in most cities, counties, townships, school … Continued

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