Comparing Business To Government

In the May 2010 issue of PRB, columnist Randy Gaddo questioned whether business should be compared to government. For decades many “old timers” have heard community members, politicians, and business men and women say, “Government should be run like a business.” Well, they are right–and wrong. The word “business” implies an organization that exists solely for the purpose of earning a profit. So, in this sense, running a government or public service–such as a park and recreation agency–“like a business” …


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One comment on “Comparing Business To Government

  1. Brian Sokolowski on said:

    Great article and that is why the community of Carol Stream is fortunate to have a man like Arnie running. He gets it. More governmental agencies should work like this and pool their resources to deliver services to “their” public.

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