With increasing budget pressures, public service organizations can no longer delay fundamental reforms that are required to meet the demand for delivering public service for the future. Accenture recognizes that government transformation is challenging, even more so due to the complex stakeholder environment in the public sector and the need to achieve varied outcomes. As a result of these unique pressures and despite the overwhelming need for public sector reform, it remains limited today.
Several myths that are deeply rooted in public sector culture contribute to the challenge. To be successful, public service leaders must address these myths as they contemplate how to improve performance in their organizations and ensure a lasting legacy.