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The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
The Bureau of Governmental Researchs Excellence in Government Awards recognize government employees and private citizens for their ability to creatively solve problems to improve the...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Since early 2013, Ive been honored to join a group of government executives, industry thought leaders, and acquisition professionals who have been convening to create a movement called...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Neil Swidey, Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles into the Darkness (Crown Publishers, 2014) Reviewed by Larry Azer In a story eerily...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Two news items recently caught my eye: the formation of a new digital office by the administration and the naming of new federal chief technology officer, former Google executive Megan...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
The last 2014 issue of The Public Manager has a smorgasbord of topics to help government leaders tackle the immediate challenges facing the workforce and prepare for future trends. The...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
We have a unique opportunity to transform the acquisition system to reflect both todays changed business environment and the challenges of tomorrow. This procurement Forum offers insights...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
From Columbuss brash proposal to discover an Atlantic route to the East Indies, Lewis and Clarks epic cross-country expedition to the Pacific Coast, to the Space Race that first landed...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Every election bleeds into the next, and this ups the partisan rhetoricespecially when the margins between parties are so narrow and majority control is at stake every two years. The swing...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Workforce development programs must keep up with the changing workplace. To be able to adapt to the huge changes in the global economy, we need to have an incredibly dynamic workforce...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
The federal government is the largest purchaser of goods and services in the world, spending approximately $400 billion to $500 billion each year. Statutorily, the federal government is...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Unplanned workload surges and austere budgets often force federal managers to focus on short-term solutions, using temporary hires or term appointments, intra- or inter-agency details,...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Trust between managers and workers leads to better employee satisfaction and commitment, which leads to increased productivity. The publics trust in government is near all-time lows, but...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Once again there is a back-and-forth discussion across the industry-government line about the importance and cost of the current regulatory environment. Often this discussion turns into...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Today we face a rare collision of inflection points that is having fundamental impacts on the governments effectiveness and efficiency. The federal acquisition workforce is trending younger...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Aligning resources, activities, and strategies across federal programs is daunting, but it is happening. The report is the result of a review, led by Vice President Biden, of federal job...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Leadership development should start the first day on the job. Therefore, it is vital that leadership development starts early in an employees career.
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
The federal government is at the forefront of the coaching revolution, using its coaching programs to develop leaders, motivate employees, and increase productivity. Using the word coach to...
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Formal policy directives and published guidebooks requiring a rigorous cost-benefit analysis has helped rein in costs, but mostly has led to solid data on costs of alternatives decisions....
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Aligning employees skills to an organizations needs and mission can create a knowledge gap. Its fun, exciting, and a path to increased brain activity.
The Public Manager
Monday, December 15, 2014
Few things are more complicated than federal acquisition regulations (maybe the Internal Revenue Code or U.S. civil service rules), yet the goods and services they help purchase add up to a...
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