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The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Today public managers face demanding constituencies, interest groups, and advocacy groups with legitimate but conflicting interests, as well as aggressive media scrutiny. Global, national,...
The Public Manager
Sunday, October 3, 2010
Citizens may know less than ever about what governments do for them every day, so it is imperative that public leaders improve citizen awarenessthereby mitigating antigovernment arguments...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
The Coalition for Effective Change (CEC) is an alliance of non-partisan associations representing current and former federal executives, managers, and professionals. The 30 organizations...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
The concept of transformational stewardship as a force for change was explored in Transforming Public and Nonprofit Organizations: Stewardship for Leading Change by James Edwin Kee and...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
This commentary deals with using the power of networking and video to disrupt the community violence epidemic. But it also speaks to the potential of deploying behavioral theory to good...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
In the federal government, performance management seems to be perceived as synonymous with compliance, punitive scrutiny, scorecards, public accountability, and budgetary reduction for poor...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
An unsustainable financial future based on continuing large budget deficits will lead federal agencies to major budget reductions in the coming years. Agencies have little experience in...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
The Miami-Dade County Park and Recreation Department (MDPR) is one of the largest municipal park systems in the United States. In October 2007, the new MDPR director invited more than 40...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
As processes and hierarchies continue to flatten and public sector budgets persist in red ink, the search for relevant, cost-effective training grows ever more important. Public agencies at...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Foresight is defined as the ability to develop and maintain a forward-looking perspective and to anticipate emerging opportunities and problems by continually scanning the environment for...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
On the first day of his administration, President Obama issued the Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government: My administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
In the iconic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and her new friends Scarecrow and Tin Man brave Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Why take on the risk? All three are driven by a quest...
The Public Manager
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Challenges are nothing new to islanders. Living on small dots of land in the vast Pacific and the Caribbean Oceans, the people of the U.S.-affiliated insular areas have been caught in the...
The Public Manager
Friday, October 1, 2010
The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) supports and serves 178 school districts that educate more than 800,000 preK-12 students statewide. The CDE also serves adult education and the...
The Public Manager
Friday, October 1, 2010
Most people hear the word coach and instantly think sports coach. Some may think of a mentor they had when they first started their careers. But what is coaching all about? Coaching: A...
The Public Manager
Friday, October 1, 2010
Employees need certain equipment to carry out assigned duties and to reach public service delivery outcomes. These are items beyond those considered services and supplies, such as tablets,...
The Public Manager
Friday, October 1, 2010
The title of the Bob Dylan classic The Times They Are a-Changin" may be an appropriate theme to describe the expected shifts in collaboration portals not only within commercially focused...
The Public Manager
Friday, October 1, 2010
The U.S. Army established a leadership studies department at West Point in the late 1970s that has become a standard for successful leadership development programs. The first chair of the...
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