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The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
VA is institutionalizing repeatable acquisition management and oversight practices and raising standards for acquisition employees. This will benefit veterans' services and offer...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Nicole Lipkin, What Keeps Leaders Up at Night: Recognizing and Resolving Your Most Troubling Management Issues (AMACOM, 2013) Reviewed by Chuck Hollingsworth Are you a lifelong learner or...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
USAID paired social media with official statistics on food price inflation and applied the results to its developmental work. The current information enabled it to form a new digital...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Collaborative and proactive involvement with inspectors and auditors can help agencies identify and monitor risks, and develop action plans to mitigate problems before they progress. You've...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Public sector workers in many jurisdictions have been battered during the past few years by growing workloads, shrinking resources, anti-government rhetoric, and—not surprisingly—declines...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Hallelujah! The shutdown is over. Now what? Agency budget and finance personnel had many tasks to complete once agencies reopened. Although there may still be some who lived through the...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Partnering with the local College of Emerson's engagement lab, the City of Salem, Massachusetts, and its partners used a custom, web-based video game to enable citizens to discuss...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Thousands of feds watch live or tune in to webinars that started as management staff meetings. Speakers and the audience beg for more. Melanie Cohen is the information technology strategist...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Government positions that were once highly sought after seem to have become less popular and less desirable following pay freezes, unforgettable furloughs, and shutdowns. Despite the images...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
A user-designed training curriculum can lead to innovation programs that are more readily adopted by users. An interconnected approach to design uses selected team members and a facilitator...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
On October 1, 2013, the federal government shut down. More than 800,000 civil servants were sent home. Another 1.6 million employees were left to carry the load. In the Washington, D.C.,...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
The federal shutdown may be starting to feel like a distant memory, especially in light of the recent actions by Congress that funded the government for two years. However, the federal...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Welcome to the first journal issue of 2014. I have made some changes to the journal that I hope will create more value for you in the workplace. I removed Commentary, an opinion piece, and...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
The new workplace reality in the public sector comes with new expectations and new solutions that managers need to embrace to successfully complete their agency's mission. Recurring pay...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
A look at how three federal agencies manage Big Data in the wake of a White House document outlining a four-layer digital structure through which data can be amassed, organized, and...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
If you wanted to hear about the top challenges—and opportunities—facing federal agencies during these tough budget times, a good place to start would be with the 46 winners of the 2012...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Employees decide if they want to be engaged. But employee engagement also involves a rational component. What is the manager's influence? Employee engagement is a business's backbone. It is...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
The solution to engagement and retention issues is the ability of the manager to truly understand what is in the hearts and minds of their employees. The right dialogue can motivate...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
The public sector has an important role in developing and implementing a framework for clean energy markets. Along with industry, government agencies can bring safeguards and value into the...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
After formally recognizing the drivers for innovation and the need for its more systematic application, APS created a framework for understanding and undertaking innovation. How can...
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