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Weekly Round Up November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016 - 13:02
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:50
Trump teams begin meeting with federal agencies. President-elect Donald Trump has begun to deploy transition teams in three waves to meet with federal agencies.

Getting it Done: Helping New Government Leaders Succeed

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 - 12:18
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Monday, November 14, 2016 - 17:44
In 2009, the IBM Center for The Business of Government released Getting It Done: A Guide for Government Executives as a guide for new leaders, especially new political appointees. This book helped new government executives acclimate quickly to the world of public service as practiced in Washington, D.C., and it contained a series of short strategic discussions about “dos and don’ts,” along with insights about working with key stakeholders from experienced political executives. Getting It Done was revised and reissued as a second edition in 2013.

Weekly Round Up

Friday, November 11th, 2016 - 14:35
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 13:14
Transition Underway.  According to Government Executive: “An org chart floated around the capital showed that the Trump team has set up six prongs for agency action, as Politico reported. Work on these areas will be led by Boston Consulting Group adviser Ron Nicol.

Getting it Done: A Guide for Government Executives

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 - 15:24
Those new to government will find a world very different than their previous experience in other sectors. Those returning to government will find a far different government than the one they left. Both will find a large group of stakeholders, including members of the United States Congress, very interested in every action they take. In addition, you will face the challenge of managing large organizations. If cabinet departments were listed in the Fortune 500, they would occupy slots in the top 20.

Putting Out the Welcome Mat

Monday, November 7th, 2016 - 18:25
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 17:20
A new law signed into law in March requires the White House and agencies to designate government-wide and agency-level transition teams long before the election.  These teams are to help both the outgoing as well as the incoming administrations. What have been their efforts to date, and what can be expected after the election?  

Weekly Roundup for September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16th, 2016 - 13:39
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 13:31
Michael J. Keegan Devil’s in the details for implementing VA Commission recommendations.The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee took on the recommendations from the VA Commission on Care’s recent report on veterans health care.

The Management Roadmap: How the Next Administration Can Hit the Ground Running from Day One

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 - 11:54
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:43
On November 8, the President-elect will begin the next phase of the transition to power that culminates with Inauguration Day on January 20, 2017.  The next Administration will have a tremendous opportunity to drive change that improves mission performance across government, in ways that can positively impact millions of lives across the Nation across a broad range of mission areas – including health care for citizens, stewardship of natural resources, and delivery of benefits with financial integrity.

Leadership in Action - Summer 2016 The Business of Government Magazine

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 - 13:27
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 12:50

Weekly Roundup May 6, 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 - 1:39
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Weekly Roundup January 15, 2016

Friday, January 15th, 2016 - 16:03
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:21
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 15. Daniel Chenok