A general view of the modernisation process:  A local government perspective  Dr Gordon Murray Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 ...
10 August 2011 Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio
LG Improvement & Development  <ul><li>Local government’s own improvement agency formed in 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Top sli...
LGID procurement examples <ul><li>National Procurement Strategy for local government </li></ul><ul><li>Member & Senior Man...
Milestones for local government Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
1957: Interdependence <ul><li>Treaty of Rome </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Equal treatment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
1974: Corruption <ul><li>Corruption in award of contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Code of Conduct for councillors and officers <...
1979: Centralism <ul><ul><li>Commissioning council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TQM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance m...
1997: Localism <ul><li>Reinvigorating democracy </li></ul><ul><li>Best Value </li></ul><ul><li>CPA – from ‘poor’ to ‘excel...
2010: Austerity & collaboration <ul><li>28% cuts in local government grant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Front loaded </li></ul></...
Better outcomes for citizens Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
Strategic commissioning Strategic needs  assessment Decide priorities  and outcomes Plan and  design services Optional  ap...
The commissioning and purchasing cycles, and procurement Strategic needs  assessment Decide priorities  and outcomes Plan ...
Getting to  collaboration Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
Collaboration strategy  Conversation (networking) Coordination Cooperation Collaboration (Derived from Huxham, 1996) Macro...
10 Lessons <ul><li>Political organisations are not the same as private sector </li></ul><ul><li>Walk before you run </li><...
Making a difference is not easy: Persevere www.slideshare.net/DrGordonMurray   [email_address] www.twitter.com/DrGordy www...
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A review of the history of the UK modernisation process. Delivered to Macroplan, Ipanema (Rio); relayed to San Paulo, Brasilia and Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais)

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  1. 1. A general view of the modernisation process: A local government perspective Dr Gordon Murray Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  2. 2. 10 August 2011 Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio
  3. 3. LG Improvement & Development <ul><li>Local government’s own improvement agency formed in 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Top sliced’ support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beacon Councils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advice, guidance and support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>National grant funded programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Fee earning services </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge collection & sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Communities of Practice </li></ul><ul><li>A voice with central government </li></ul>Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  4. 4. LGID procurement examples <ul><li>National Procurement Strategy for local government </li></ul><ul><li>Member & Senior Manager guides to Procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Member & Senior Manager procurement training </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement Beacon Councils </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement Fitness Checks </li></ul><ul><li>Passport 2 Procurement eLearning </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Local Procurement Performance Indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity & Efficiency Exchange </li></ul>Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  5. 5. Milestones for local government Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  6. 6. 1957: Interdependence <ul><li>Treaty of Rome </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Equal treatment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Non-discrimination </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Proportionality </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Objectivity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>‘ Central Purchasing’ </li></ul>Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  7. 7. 1974: Corruption <ul><li>Corruption in award of contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Code of Conduct for councillors and officers </li></ul>Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  8. 8. 1979: Centralism <ul><ul><li>Commissioning council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TQM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost reduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make/Buy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compulsory Competitive Tendering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Privatisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private Finance Initiative </li></ul></ul>Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  9. 9. 1997: Localism <ul><li>Reinvigorating democracy </li></ul><ul><li>Best Value </li></ul><ul><li>CPA – from ‘poor’ to ‘excellent’ </li></ul><ul><li>Beacon Councils </li></ul><ul><li>‘ The Third Sector ‘Voice’ and ‘Choice’ </li></ul><ul><li>Byatt Review & National Procurement Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Policy through procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Commissioning </li></ul><ul><li>Localism </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Total Place’/Community Budgets/Pooled budgets </li></ul>Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  10. 10. 2010: Austerity & collaboration <ul><li>28% cuts in local government grant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Front loaded </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Self regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Sector led improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared services = 25% cost reduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community budgets = 15% cost reduction </li></ul></ul>Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  11. 11. Better outcomes for citizens Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  12. 12. Strategic commissioning Strategic needs assessment Decide priorities and outcomes Plan and design services Optional appraisal Sourcing Delivery Monitor and review The commissioning cycle Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  13. 13. The commissioning and purchasing cycles, and procurement Strategic needs assessment Decide priorities and outcomes Plan and design services Optional appraisal Sourcing Delivery Monitor and review The commissioning cycle Determine the need Supplier selection Contracting Ordering Expediting Follow-up/ evaluation The purchasing cycle procurement Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  14. 14. Getting to collaboration Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  15. 15. Collaboration strategy Conversation (networking) Coordination Cooperation Collaboration (Derived from Huxham, 1996) Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  16. 16. 10 Lessons <ul><li>Political organisations are not the same as private sector </li></ul><ul><li>Walk before you run </li></ul><ul><li>Political leadership critical </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives differ between councils </li></ul><ul><li>Sector led improvement works </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in skills development </li></ul><ul><li>Tailor KPIs to reflect outcomes and change management </li></ul><ul><li>Planned change doesn’t just happen but needs to be led and supported </li></ul><ul><li>Unplanned change happens and we need to increase environmental scanning and risk assessment skills </li></ul>Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011
  17. 17. Making a difference is not easy: Persevere www.slideshare.net/DrGordonMurray [email_address] www.twitter.com/DrGordy www.drgordonmurray.co.uk Macroplan, Ipanema, Rio 10 August 2011

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