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The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
As his administration settles into the executive branch, President Obama faces the largest number of challenges of any new president in recent memory. Building a strong, skills-based...
The Public Manager
Belgian neighborhood watch projects were inspired by neighborhood watch projects in the United States and United Kingdom (see, for example, www.crimereduction.homeoffice.gov.uk/...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
The shared services revolution began in the late 1980s with the adoption of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) enterprise resource planning (ERP) software packages by leading commercial...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Do you recognize these headlines? Former CIA Official Is Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Despite Red Flags About Judges a Kickback Scheme Flourished Corruption Undercuts U.S. Hopes for I...
The Public Manager
Sunday, April 18, 2010
Government agencies often provide essential services that no one else provides. Therefore, the managers who run those agencies need a tool to manage for results, and citizen consumers of...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
The passage and implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and distribution of more than $700 billion in funds to federal, state, county, and city governments and...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
The findings of the International City/County Management Associations 2009 State of the Profession Survey (covering 2,214 cities and counties) demonstrate widespread user fee interest....
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
In his inaugural address, President Obama laid out a significant challenge to the managers of the federal government and the public and private sector partners that support government...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Four senior U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) officialswho are leading the Obama Administrations management effortsrecently discussed their game plan and top priorities at the 49th...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Part I of this series (Winter 2009/2010) defined a skills gap as a significant fissure between an organizations current capabilities and the skills it needs to achieve its mission and goals...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Merriam-Webster defines the term strategy as a careful plan or method; a clever stratagem; the art of devising or employing plans or stratagems toward a goal. To make training more...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
The federal government is suffering from a serious leadership deficit, and that deficit has only grown in recent years given the challenges facing the United States. Thats the major...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
In 1999, the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to amend its patrol, accountability, and training practices throughout...
The Public Manager
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
From the moment students start elementary school all the way through college, they are taught concepts mainly through verbal instruction that teachers expect will later be applied in the...
The Public Manager
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
You are part of an organization that is almost a century old, with a decentralized workforce that spans the entire United States (and employs staff in both its most remote regions and its...
The Public Manager
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
The weak economy will continue to cause great fiscal distress among state and local governments around the nation. According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, at least 48...
The Public Manager
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Hundreds of reports are published annually documenting shifts in workforce trends. Each year, the list of trends seems to include the same themes: diversity, globalization, the aging...
The Public Manager
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Labor costs (salary and benefit costs) for federal civilian employees often constitute a substantial portion of an agencys budget, typically exceeding 50 percent of its total budget. Even...
The Public Manager
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
On April 29, 2010, 75 scholars, civic leaders, and federal officials met in Washington, D.C., to develop a federal policy agenda for civic skills. The conference was convened by the Center...
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