Leadership, Ethics, and Trust, Rethinking Budgeting, Rethinking Revenue

10 Steps to Bridging Political Divides

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A finance officer’s job is not easy, and political polarization can make it even more difficult. As part of its Rethinking Budgeting initiative, GFOA has worked with Constructive Dialogue Institute to develop resources that will help finance officers navigate politically polarized environments. The 10 steps in this article are distilled from “Bridging Political Divides in Local Government: A New Way Forward Based on a Nationwide Study.”

  • Publication date: December 2022