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The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
A new CCL study offers insight into the leadership development needs of government leaders and offers some on-the job solutions to help enhance the skills of current leaders and create...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Large reorganizations are widely viewed as disruptivethreatening to employees and many stakeholders, as well as almost never money-saving. Organization changes do have these characteristics...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Experience has amply demonstrated that structure clearly matters. Well-organized, coherent, and integrated agencies are more likely to be efficient and effective than those that are poorly...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Government reorganization is a high-risk undertaking. It typically requires a lot of political capital, time, and effort. And success is not guaranteed, even if the reorganization takes...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Training initiative engages employees to review fundamentals in every line of operation, rids the agency of contract over-runs and high-risk programs, and improves staff skill levels. The...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Federal workers are overwhelmed by the volume of information at their disposal and the increasing expectation that they manage it with great dispatch. In 1974 when scientists at the Defense...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
President Obamas State of the Union address signaled his intention to explore reorganization as a solution to resolving long-standing management and efficiency problems in government. He...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Center for American Progress has developed a performance review process that helps the government to undertake a systematic review of spending programs and tax expenditures. Candidate...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Policymakers in 19 states have created blue-ribbon commissions to help stabilize finances. While useful, they cannot rescue us from the budget crisis July 1, the beginning of the next...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Reorganizations are a fact of government life, as inevitable and often as painful as taxes. They are undertaken for myriad reasonssometimes as a matter of national security and sometimes...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Like anything that has to do with relationships, change is more of a process than an end goal. It is not ordinarily possible to predict the precise effects of a change. Things happen along...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
In March 2011 the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) held a discussion of federal government reorganization before a large audience. But when I asked the audience who in the...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
In his State of the Union Address in January 2011, President Obama noted, "We can not win the future with a government of the past."The president's statement and his call "to merge,...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama complained that a reorganization of the government hadnt taken place since the age of black-and-white TV. Just a few weeks earlier,...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
The cost of healthy foods and the lack of physical activity among children and teenagers are fueling the obesity epidemic. Bottom line? Too many people cannot afford to eat healthy. Well,...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Sustainabilitys application in real-world public policy bears a closer look. For decades, the term sustainability has occupied a prominent place in the lexicon of public servants,...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
FDA lays collaborative groundwork to implement fundamental shift on food safety. About 48 million people (1 in 6 Americans) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die each year from...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
When George Washington became the nations first president, he began with four federal departments and 12 employees. Since then, the federal government has added new organizations, but...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform proposes a balanced plan of spending cuts, entitlement changes, and tax reforms to avoid the looming federal debt crisis. In the...
The Public Manager
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Since President Obama launched his reorganization initiative, subsequent announcements have focused on cabinet-level reorganizations. Cabinet-level reorganizations garner attention from the...
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