Privatizing State Services in Louisiana

Case 10.1 – Privatizing State Services in Louisiana in Chapter 10 of Public Human Resource Management: Strategies and Practices in the 21st Century (I will email this information). Assume the role of a policy analyst in the Louisiana governor’s office. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you: * Discuss your advice to the governor on the decision to privatize, including the pros and cons to consider when outsourcing government services. * Explain the advice that a public employee in the Department of Economic Development would give to the governor. * Evaluate the reasons that the privatization effort in Louisiana failed, and what could have been done differently to achieve a successful outcome. * Critique the changes implemented by the governor’s office in the Louisiana Department Economic Development and the state personnel system. References: Provide two additional academic references.