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The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Leaders at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) cite two critical elements of workplace success: the ethos of continuous learning and job rotation. “We emphasize rotational...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Welcome to our spring issue of The Public Manager. Imagine yourself in a favorite space. I’m reading you this column. Eyes closed, you are contemplative. You reflect on where you...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Playgrounds are at the center of most neighborhoods in America and play a vital role in the lives of children. Children need access to open areas and facilities where they explore, develop,...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
In today’s era of diminishing resources, managers within government agencies must become more efficient to fulfill their missions; this includes finding efficiencies in their...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Budget experts have watched the federal government’s budget process fail over the last few years as the policy choices required to put the budget on a sustainable path grew more challenging...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Coal plants be gone. Power plant repurposing projects around the nation highlight the compelling case for redevelopment and use of cleaner energy. These projects also offer points of...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
James Kouzes and Barry Posner are not the only leaders who model the way things should be done. But when we spoke recently, that’s just what they did. Though I was doing the interviewing,...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
These are tough times for public servants. With the nation awash in debt, federal employees are sometimes branded as ineffective and inefficient. Floating around Washington, D.C., are...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Visual management can help your agency deliver better service. Combining performance management, human resources management, organization design principles, and fine arts shapes your...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
As thousands of deployed military service members return to the United States from Iraq and Afghanistan, many will seek employment in the civilian job market. Some veterans leave the...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Few would deny that the dramatic economic shifts of recent years have had tremendous impact on most organizations’ management practices. Those current economic realities have reduced...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
There is much discussion in the public domain about the current crises of leadership, or perhaps more specifically, a crisis of ethical leadership. This public sentiment is founded in...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Telecommuting is an important component to business success and survival. More than one-third of Americans would prefer the opportunity to do it over a pay raise. It is so important that...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
In competitive sports, coaches use a number of tools to influence an athlete’s performance. Diet is certainly one; athletes are placed on regimens designed to maximize muscle growth,...
The Public Manager
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Ask a passerby to name an innovative organization and a familiar list soon appears: Apple, 3M, Google,  or eBay. If you probe harder, they might even name one or two innovative...
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