Working Papers

Presents a theory of why organizations do what they do, then presents methods based on this theory for designing and executing strategies to alter their behavior if they are not performing as society wishes.


We often see large social systems as black boxes: put resources in, get product out. Debates are limited to taxing vs. cutting. But these aren't long-term solutions. We must instead seek to "redesign" these systems.

In a presentation to the Minnesota House bi-Partisan Redesign Caucus McClure describes a strategy of system reform to address the state’s ongoing budget imbalances.