Lean Government practices promote and transform the state into an efficient operation that ebbs and flow with identified needs for infrastructure, education and other services based on the political changes in policy. Lean Government proponents generally believe that the government should cut out "waste" and "inefficiency" from the State, which will result in overall better services and more value for tax supported necessities.
Lean government does not necessary promote low taxes only efficient use of those taxes levied. Tax policy is discerned by the legislative and executive branches of government with oversight of the judicial branch of government. Lean Government is implemented by the administrative function of government through executive order, legislative mandate or departmental administrative decisions.
Some current examples where lean government practices have been implemented include:
"Lean Government" is also used to describe the principles of "Lean Manufacturing" as they relate to government. For more information about lean manufacturing see Maine MEP - Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership
COUNTY MANAGER FANSLAU COMMENCES VISITS TO EACH COUNTY DEPARTMENT TO DIALOGUE WITH STAFF ON LEAN GOVERNMENT INITIATIVE
Jul 07, 2010; MONTICELLO, N. Y., July 6 -- Sullivan County issued the following press release: County Manager David P Fanslau will commence...
Lean government a part of fighting fat and sprawl ; It is the regulations, after all, that are causing these problems.
Sep 01, 2003; 00-00-0000 Lean government a part of fighting fat and sprawl ; It is the regulations, after all, that are causing these problems....