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The Public Manager is a unique journal for public sector learning professional who want to create effective federal leadership by fostering knowledge, vision, professionalism and best practices at all levels of government. Formerly a quarterly published journal, the new monthly digital publication will include:

  • in-depth interviews with key agency leaders
  • easy access on PC and all mobile devices
  • multi-media and visual content
  • success stories and best practices you can implement immediately
  • delivering real-world strategies to solve real-world problems

In this issue

Insider's View

Making Significant, Lasting Differences

Social Security Administration acting commissioner sees talent development as a growth enabler.


How Can Your Agency Foster Knowledge Transfer?

Does your agency have a knowledge-sharing strategy? Two examples highlight challenges and lessons learned.


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Chairman's Corner

The More Things Change ...

Ron Sanders, chairman of The Bureaucrat Inc. Board of Directors, introduces the first all-digital issue of The Public Manager.

From the Editor

New Look and Feel, Same Quality

This magazine uses the latest technology to bring you cutting-edge information and practical solutions to federal workplace challenges.


Silver Tsunami Still at Sea

A study from Federal News Radio finds that Baby Boomers aren't retiring as early predictions warned.



Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act Picks Up Steam in the House

Making Government Attractive to Millennials

Government Workers Are Good at Giving

Easy Web Analytics for Federal Agencies

Agency Application

Encouraging Women to Join Government Leadership Ranks

A nonprofit group rolls out a pilot mentoring program to help agencies attract, develop, and retain a new generation of women leaders.

On the Horizon

Ethics, Compliance, and Rules ... Oh My!

Professionals in the public sector have a responsibility to enact and enforce rules. But compliance with rules—even good ones—isn't the same as ethics.

Data Points

CHCOs/CLOs Rank Training and Education Priorities

Chief human capital officers and chief learning officers have a long list of priorities and initiatives they'd like to see federal agencies undertake, according to a study by Federal News Radio survey.

On Our Shelf

Cutting Through Government Complexity

Government That Works: The Results Revolution in the States shows how a lean management approach can be applied to government.

The Bulletin

Navigating Federal Notices

A roundup of the latest reports, orders, and memoranda from the key federal oversight and policy organizations.

ATD Highlights

New ATD Resource Focuses on Training a Dispersed Team

The August issue of TD at Work, "Maintaining Cohesiveness in a Distributed Government Workforce," explains how to design successful training for a distributed workforce.

Partner Pages

When Team Collaboration Isn't Enough

Being able to work and learn collaboratively will help a team achieve its mission.


Virginia Hill

President of Young Government Leaders and program manager at the Center for Government Leadership at the Partnership for Public Service, Hill talks about developing talent in government, and her views on Millennials as public servants.

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