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The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Imagine walking into any federal agency. What would you experience there? Most likely you would experience a security process that has you waiting to be escorted by an employee. While you...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
The desire to create public value is at the core of every federal agency. Developing leaders in the federal sector adds value because it equips people with the skills and knowledge they...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
A group of federal employees tackles federal disability employment issues using a collaborative workspace. Group members collaborate and share effective practices to support...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
As government agencies seek new and more efficient ways to get the job done, the need for collaboration is stronger than ever. Government managers are tasked with "doing more with less," so...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
In December 2012, the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) was named one of the federal government's Best Places to Work by the not-for-profit Partnership for Public Service (PPS)....
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
A new learning management system increases the scope and accuracy of data sharing, and provides opportunities to develop employee training in new ways. With nearly 130,000...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Collaboration is not always easy but the benefits and potential force multipliers are well worth the effort. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Housing and Urban...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
The American Clean Skies Foundation awarded a second-place energy visions prize to a documentary co-produced by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Nebraska...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
As chief of staff to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Joanne Weiss serves as senior advisor to the secretary, and was director of the Race to the Top (RTT) Fund during its early...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Regardless of your personal viewpoint on improving organizational performance, as a public policy objective, it is here to stay. The desire to demonstrate (preferably quantitatively) that...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
The debate over federal compensation continues, particularly as it relates to salaries in government and the private sector. Furloughs as part of sequestration have magnified the issue.
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
A proper onboarding process geared toward Generation Y's needs can give federal agencies the upper hand. When Baby Boomers began entering the federal workforce more than...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
In an era of resource uncertainty, skillsets related to agility, adaptability, and collaboration now trump traditional, predictable rank-and-file behaviors for achieving resilient,...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Managers need to weave disability into diversity programs. They must overcome fears of disability and take advantage of resources to foster inclusive hiring and retention of employees who...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
How does the U.S. government view its sustainability efforts, compared with how businesses perceive their own? As it turns out, there is a great deal of similarity between what the...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
What do fighting fires on federal lands, combating terrorism, transitioning veterans from military careers to civilian life, responding to and recovering from disasters, building highways,...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
When Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, he changed the course of the Civil War and transformed the lives of millions of enslaved blacks. Looking back...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius came into office in the midst of the H1N1 public health crisis and faced a series of crises throughout the first Obama administration....
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
At the U.S. Army Audit Agency, communication is vital to success and to reaching the next level of organizational performance and employee satisfaction. These are tough...
The Public Manager
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Government managers struggling to cope with a perfect storm of a shrinking workforce, arbitrary budget cuts, and increased demands for service delivery are finding some new answers...
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