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The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
We are awash in data. We must now learn to develop effective strategies and allocate resources using that data, as we set standards and develop employees with renewed focus.
The Public Manager
Monday, December 16, 2013
GAO’s formalized mentoring has proven to be a powerful way to shorten the learning curve for new staff, revitalize experienced staff, and cultivate new leaders. It leverages the talent of...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
There is and will continue to be a multigenerational, multidiverse workforce. What we don’t know is how it will be led and what the structure will look like.
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Why are we still spending relatively little time thinking of our ultimate audience, the taxpayer? Agencies at the state, local, and federal levels are now adopting. a new reporting format...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
If I could make a plan work in the Department of Social Services, then other agency directors in the city could use these methods. If it works in the city of Richmond, then it could work in...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
OPM partially reported on two of the seven reporting requirements in the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010. OPM and agencies need to establish a completion date by which agencies will...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
As a new position in many organizations, performance analysts are still working to understand their role and convey it to others. What are the expectations and requirements to excel and...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
What’s driving the enhanced focus on performance, outcomes, and evaluation at the highest levels of government, including the White House and Congress? What does it mean for managers...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Initiatives that are developed or regulated by Veterans Affairs (VA) central office policy must be implemented throughout field operations. To overcome the challenge, NFS uses a unique...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Conflicting interests,management styles, planning schedules, and agency cultures nearly sunk an emergency preparedness program. A new process solved the program’s budget and accountability...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Although improving planning and measures are vital, improved competencies, processes, and practices actually drive improvement. For more and more government organizations, centers of...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Escalating costs and the need to maintain the sanctity of burial grounds force public managers to scrutinize cemetery operations. Privatization isn’t popular, but creativity in marketing...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
The Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia is working toward a performance-based, results-oriented culture.
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
This is an up-close look at how to implement budgeting for results in Illinois.
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Age and experience aren’t everything. Young professionals today are driven to make an impact, and bring diversity, creativity, and new skills to the public workplace.
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Targeted toward a practitioner audience, Engaging Government Employees largely succeeds in outlining concepts while providing in-depth "how-to" guidance for successfully...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Those who are responsible for investing large amounts of an agency’s precious resources must know the need, include customers at every step along the way, make good choices when sourcing...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
In the wake of the 16-day government shutdown, this issue’s articles are meaningful to leaders and managers in the public-sector workplace, who face a daunting task of engaging employees...
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
It’s no coincidence that accounting and accountability are related. In government, it’s all about the numbers—and the story they tell.
The Public Manager
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Enhancing organizational efficiencies has become critical in our era of declining resources. How can we use measures to get there? The "distraction index" can enhance motivation and bring...
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