1. Blondal discusses outsourcing, public-private partnerships, and vouchers. Pick one of these three and explain what the particular market mechanism is. Evaluate and discuss what you see as three key issues with the mechanism in leading and managing public organizations.
2. Drawing upon Gansler and Lucyshyn, explain what “competitive sourcing” is. What do you feel is the most important personnel issue that affects competitive sourcing and why? What do you see as the most critical recommendation regarding competitive sourcing and why?