The Winter issue of The Public Manager tackles the complex issues surround the federal acquisitions and contracting regulations. While most everyone agrees on the need for acquisition reform, there is little agreement on what form it should take.
This issue of The Public Manager examines mission-critical project management competencies and the role they play in creating a highly effective and efficient federal workforce.
The Summer issue of The Public Manager brings together experts from the public and private sectors and academia to deliver a wide spectrum of ideas on how collaboration can help managers deal with the rapidly changing workplace.
"In this issue’s Forum, we examine the new public sector workplace reality—recurring pay freezes, furloughs, shrinking resources, disruptive shutdowns, and disengaged workers. This Forum gives managers strategies and best practices to successfully rebuild and re-engage their workers, create stability in their workplaces, and find creative and more efficient ways to accomplish their agency missions."
The Winter issue of The Public Manager discusses how government workers are managing performance with data and metrics.
Part of ASTD's Best On series, this digital collection features content on the changing government workforce. Find out how your agency can adapt, grow, and innovate with ASTD's Best On The New Government Workforce.
The Public Manager The Fall issue of The Public Manager brings together knowledge management experts from the public and private sectors and academia
This Infoline offers an explanation of ways social media tools can be used to support social learning efforts in both formal and informal ways.
The Forum articles in this issue of The Public Manager examine the issue of collaboration—government managers working within their agency, across agencies and with the public to seek new and more efficient ways to get their jobs done. This issue also examines suitable practices in the public sector, and how they stack up with private-sector practices.
This first issue of 2013 examines social media in the government—from how to implement social media tools and how to create a strategy, to the best practices and lessons learned throughout the implementation process. Human capital investment is also a core topic of this issue, which looks at the character of successful leaders, the importance of investing in and training employees, and the critical parts of a succession planning initiative.