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The Public Manager
Monday, January 18, 2010
Russ Lindens three-part opus on creating a culture of collaboration in public sector agenciesa detailed roadmap for overcoming the ill-effects of sprawling, bureaucratic silos and...
The Public Manager
Saturday, January 16, 2010
During my morning stops at Starbucks to buy a latte, Ive observed how this company launches new products, flavors, and drinks with cohesion. New drinks are not launched in isolation; staff...
The Public Manager
Saturday, January 16, 2010
On Christmas Day 2009, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab boarded Northwest Flight 253 with explosives inside his shorts. Fortunately, he was unable to get his makeshift detonator to function. The...
The Public Manager
Saturday, January 16, 2010
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reported that more than one half of the union members in the labor force work for government. In fact, 41.1 percent of the government...
The Public Manager
Friday, January 15, 2010
What can managers do to create a healthy and productive organization? Building a family-like environmenta sense of communityis an approach that deserves serious consideration for those who...
The Public Manager
Friday, January 15, 2010
Recently, more public sector managers have incorporated techniques used by leadership and executive coaches into their management toolbox. Whats the payoff for becoming a manager-as-coach...
The Public Manager
Friday, January 15, 2010
When Congress established the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC) in 1992, it authorized the commerce secretary to act as a messenger of commerce, communication, and...
The Public Manager
Friday, January 15, 2010
Neighborhood improvement districts (NIDs) are the same as business improvement districts (BIDs), also known as business assessment or improvement areas or special improvement districts. The...
The Public Manager
Friday, January 15, 2010
Over the past several decades, the workforce delivering federal government services has changed dramatically. While government spending has increased, so has the use of non-federal...
The Public Manager
Friday, January 15, 2010
Cities and towns across the United States are grappling with ways to reduce energy costs, conserve water, and limit their carbon footprint. Taos, New Mexico, is on the forefront of this...
The Public Manager
Friday, January 15, 2010
Are your agency leaders talking about collaboration now more than five or six years ago? Are you seeing considerably more collaboration in your agency today? When I pose these questions to...
The Public Manager
Friday, January 15, 2010
Many local governments are accustomed to reporting their performance to management officials. Reporting the effects of stimulus spending offers a new and much-expanded audience that...
The Public Manager
Friday, January 15, 2010
What is collaborative governance, and why do we care? In 2004, editors John Kamensky and Thomas Burlin quoted public management expert Russ Linden in their book Collaboration: Using...
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