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You Make the Call: Tips for Making Public Decisions

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Public managers face challenges in decision making not experienced by managers in the private sector. are there easier ways to make decisions? remember, not making a decision is a decision in itself.

Well see, is the parents mantra. Too often, it is also the refrain of public managers. Though highly skilled in budgeting, finance, and human resources, many otherwise competent public administrators find themselves unable to make the big decisionsand, in many cases, even the not-so-big decisions.


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