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The Local Government Workplace Initiative helps cities and counties listen to their employees. We believe that the most effective local governments routinely and systematically solicit employee input, on decisions that affect them, on organizational climate, and on workplace improvements.

We listen to employees using high-rigor organizational research techniques, backed by a network of Academic Fellows who contribute expertise on organizational dynamics and behavior. We also have a Consultant Collaborative that helps cities and counties figure out how to act on research results.

LGWI Academic Fellows are an international network of scholars who study public sector organizations.  Read More »

Blog posts cover cover cutting-edge organizational issues. Read More »

LGWI partnerships are flexible and cost-effective. Read More »



Read about the City of Charlotte’s Peer Perspectives Program. Read More »

Do local governments micromanage? Read More »

The LGWI Consultant Collaborative translate research into action.  Read More »

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