Governor Dannel Malloy hosted
a day-long economic summit in
the recession and Connecticut's eco-
nomic headwinds. His final comment
was: "States cannot underestimate the
value of communication at all levels."
and has begun a collaborative out-
reach program, forming a group that
includes individuals from business,
labor, and nonprofits to work with state
government to identify processes that
would benefit from collaborative sys-
tems thinking. The first meeting took
during this meeting:
· Labor and business interests are far
organized collaboration with a con-
sistent, proactive examination of
change through a lens of systems
thinking for governmental clarity
· Develop decision-making resources
Kraten, President Greg Lainas,
President-elect Noelle Taddei, Past
President Marcia Marien (who spear-
headed the "Fixing Our Future" cam-
paign), Executive Director Art Renner,
Finance and Operations Director Julie
McNeal, and Public Affairs Director
quotes from the December 7 meeting.
Department of Economic and Community Development:
do business. State government has to be timely. Agencies
are in the process of a complete and thorough review of all
the regulations on the books over the next six to 12 months.
private sector to grow jobs."
CEO, The Comeback America Initiative:
and an operational side. State government ought to survey
its customers for feedback.
challenges and they must be dealt with soon. The good
news is that other countries have risen to the challenge;
we just have to get started.