No single country was taken as the model in implementing change.
But I've implemented changes you know nothing about, the first of many.
Several private companies and other cities have implemented similar changes in recent years, he said.
Even as debate over reform took place, the government quickly moved to begin implementing changes in most of these eight areas.
"I don't believe the idea that foreign executives are better able to implement changes."
"But the federal programs are always being cut back, and it's really up to the towns to implement change."
He added, "I've got to make sure that our administration doesn't slow down in implementing change and coming up with new ideas."
They implemented significant changes, which are still in effect today, to guard against a similar occurrence.
The original report "set out a 20-year agenda for implementing changes."
The result is a lot more creativity and commitment to implementing change.