27 Jul '11, 4pm

Detroit: Stakeholder Power at Work

Detroit: Stakeholder Power at Work

A key part of Detroit’s transformation rests on political leadership. Detroit was left reeling from blatant corruption, scandal, and searing betrayal in the dramatic and unceremonious downfall of narcissist and former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (whose sleazy saga continues with a federal indictment even as he exits prison). On top of the economic implosion and collapse of the auto industry, the lack of honesty and integrity in city government acted as a rot that exacerbated Detroit’s troubles. Current Mayor Dave Bing is generally recognized as a straight shooter with credibility built up over the years as a Detroit NBA star and a very successful entrepreneur and businessman. His strategy to turn around Detroit is predicated on shrinking it – razing thousands of abandoned buildings and building population density. The latter will concentrate city services, bring efficiency to c...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/07/detroit-stakeholder-p...

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