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The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Anyone who thinks change is easy should try asking their partner to change the side of the bed on which they sleep. Adjusting to the realities of a connected world is a more dramatic...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
During his first one hundred days in office, President Barack Obama showed a preference for using pragmatic approaches to tackle big policy and implementation challenges. To do so, his...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
This timely mini-forum on public-sector infrastructure investments blends applied research and case study insights on a diverse set of management challenges. The first article, by Wendy...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
We are nearly overwhelmed by changea new administration in Washington, an economy still on a downhill slide, and a rocky, war-torn global landscape. As the tempo of unpredictability...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
In April 16, 2009, President Obama startled the passenger rail community by saying what no other president has: that high-speed rail (HSR) is an idea whose time has finally arrived in the...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Air Force leaders, like many public-sector managers, must strive to introduce innovative alternative energy systems while encouraging cost-effectiveness and systematic learning. Education...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
The desire to build persists. Since the earliest known civilizations, government leaders, aided by their public managers, have constructed large public works projects. Whether we look at...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Corporate and federal leaders are learning that traditional, hierarchical organizational (org) charts are no longer accurate depictions of how and by whom work gets done in modern...
The Public Manager
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that by 2016, 124 million people will be employed by the U.S. private sector and that the state and local government workforce will...
The Public Manager
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Over the past year or so, a great deal has been written about the problems of the performance-based pay programs at the U.S. Departments of Defense (DoD) and Homeland Security (DHS)....
The Public Manager
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Problems cross boundaries and so must solutions. The most important challenge for performance networks that aim to deliver better results is designing the structure that coordinates across...
The Public Manager
Saturday, April 18, 2009
In 1999a decade agofederal agencies issued their first annual performance reports mandated by the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993. That same year, the Mercatus Center...
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