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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
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
Public sector workers in many jurisdictions have been battered over the last few years by growing workloads, shrinking resources, anti-government rhetoric, declines in employee satisfaction...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
The federal shutdown in October 2013 had a significant impact on state financial management activities and any repeat of a shutdown would be critically serious. The uncertainty generated by...
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
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...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
We continue to hear that government needs to “do more with less.” We at the Federal Managers Association understand the sentiment, but are past that phase. People need to alter their...
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.
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.
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.
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
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
In her recent book, What Keeps Leaders Up at Night, Lipkin acknowledges that regardless of your experience and personal management theories, “when it comes to effective leadership...
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. The government shutdown is...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
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 shutdowns of...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Reaching out to the public and truly engaging the customer is an art form. Social and digital media bring community grassroots work into the realm of possible, transcending the traditional...
The Public Manager
Friday, March 14, 2014
Knowing what and who you need to know to be successful may be the crux of learning. By merging these two disciplines into the learning curriculum, the Federal Transit Administration...
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. This...
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
Employees decide if they want to be engaged. But employee engagement also involves a rational component. What is the manager’s influence?
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