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The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
  Several years of conflict in Liberia destroyed the civil service and ruined a merit-based system. The conflict allowed leaders to ignore standards and procedures and recruit unqualified...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Each year thousands of international visitors travel to and from the United States on exchange programs funded by public and private sources. For the past 50 years, Graduate School USA's...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Preventing violence while achieving full civil and political rights for minorities living in post-conflict environments is a challenge. It depends on inclusion, trust, and international...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
The average citizen will always view the government through a magnifying glass. Managing a free society is truly a calling. Embrace it as such and help people appreciate the talented...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Jerry Ellig, Maurice McTigue, and Henry Wray, Government Performance and Results: An Evaluation of GPRA's First Decade (Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, 2012) Reviewed by Jason Juffras...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Performance measurement is precise, and thrives when definitions are clear, baselines are stable, goals are predictable, and reporting is systematic. Yet successful performance is achieved...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Dealing with the nation's money—not to mention our entire financial system—is a demanding task. The Department of Treasury managers must motivate the workers who print money at its Bureau...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Many organizations look to improve organizational performance by benchmarking—comparing their processes, procedures, and results with organizations using similar processes to identify...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Hello, again. I'm pinch-hitting for Ilyse Veron who recently transitioned to a new post. But never fear, Carrie Blustin and her team are not missing a beat in bringing you insights on...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Managers across state and federal agencies face outsourcing of jobs. Results-based certification courses and processes help them establish quality control. Departments of Transportation (...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
In this promising technology, course designers set the stage much like a theatrical production. Learning events become the story that unfolds and avatar-actors carry out tasks in support of...
The Public Manager
Waves of retiring leaders plus budget uncertainties make finding new federal leaders a tough task. Six veterans' hospitals developed an internal leadership program, and found that for every...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
What motivates employees to work where they do? How can leaders use this information to engage and retain their workforce? Here’s how leaders can engage three employee profiles. One of...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
These experts give us tools and tips to boost leadership. Whether it's the way we share or the words we choose, simple things can make a difference. "In today's world there are countless...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Federal executives pin success on building relationships, visibility, and credibility. They aim to strengthen their organizations for the long term. What do executives do? How do they...
The Public Manager
Program participants' achievements tended to follow two overarching themes: developing new contacts and gaining strategies for achieving career growth and development. What if there was a...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Doing your homework will enable you to leverage the cost savings and other benefits of cloud computing while managing the risks. Suppose your project team has just been tasked with building...
The Public Manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
Group mentoring has gained momentum over the past few years and is now a mainstream option for mentoring in the private and public sectors. Team, peer, and facilitated group methods broaden...
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