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Four Methods for Creating Thriving Employees
Monday, February 6, 2012 - 11:05
“If you give your employees the chance to learn and grow, they’ll thrive – and so will your organization,” says Gretchen Spreitzer and Christine Porath in an article they wrote in the January-February 2012 issue of Harvard Business Review.

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Weekly Round-up: February 03, 2012
Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 22:32
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 30, 2012

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Does Citizen Participation Work?
Monday, January 30, 2012 - 18:31
As federal agencies tighten their belts, they’ll be questioning the value of citizen participation initiatives under the Obama Open Government Initiative. Do they lead to better results or reduced costs?

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Weekly Round-up: January 27, 2012
Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 21:50
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 23, 2012

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Transformational Leaders
Monday, January 23, 2012 - 16:36
With budget crunches for the foreseeable future, GSA Administrator Martha Johnson says “Tough budgets should trigger innovation, not fear.” And for many government leaders, innovation means transformation of their work and their agencies. The IBM Center has released a leader’s playbook for guiding transformation.

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Weekly Round-up: January 20, 2012
Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 21:54
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 16, 2012

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GSA Launches Pilot 12-Week Social Media Training
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 11:11
GSA will be offering a 12-week social media training course for government employees starting February 7.
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Weekly Round-up: January 13, 2012
Friday, January 13, 2012 - 09:32
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 09, 2012

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Engaging Citizens vs. Streamlining Bureaucracy
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 09:37
Forty years ago, Congress passed a law to make government agencies more accountable and transparent in how they sought advice from industry and the public. It was called the Federal Advisory Committee Act. But over the years, the way the law was implemented led to less citizen involvement and reluctance by agencies from seeking advice.

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Are There Government-Friendly Gadgets to be Seen at CES?
Monday, January 9, 2012 - 13:01
The Consumer Electronics Show is a playground for technophiles--will there be new technologies that governments can use?

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