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Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 10:07
Third in a series exploring the use of personal phones in offices without an explicit BYOD policy

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The Next Four Years:  Managing a Balancing Act
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 09:37
How can leaders of Federal programs improve outcomes by capitalizing on approaches and tools developed in the “chiefs” communities (Chief Financial, Information, Acquisition, and Human Capital Officers)?

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Forging Governmental Change: Lessons from Transformations Led by Robert Gates of DOD and Francis Collins of NIH
Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 23:28
How do leaders of very diverse agencies direct ambitious change? How do they achieve significant goals? What strategies do they use to overcome opposition and win allies? How do specific organizational and political contexts affect strategies and outcomes?

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Weekly Round-up: October 05, 2012
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 07:53
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 01, 2012

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The Next Four Years: Citizen Participation
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 19:22
In this section of the Center's 'Next Four Years' series, we examine the role social media will play in citizen participation.

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Government Reform:  Inspirations from Developing Countries (Part 5)
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 15:41
Several developing countries are making seemingly breathtaking progress in developing performance management frameworks from scratch. What can we learn from them? Today’s focus is on the commonalities in the performance management approaches used across four developing countries.

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Weekly Round-up: September 28, 2012
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 06:45
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of September 24, 2012

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Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 09:40
What are the benefits and possible consequences of allowing people to connect their personal devices to work computers and networks?

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Governing in the Next Four Years:   The Center for The Business of Government Looks Ahead
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 13:46
A Presidential election year provides an opportunity to step back and consider major issues that will face government in the future. Our Center has devoted significant attention to this topic 4, 8, and 12 years ago, and this year we will build on that tradition.

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Best Practices for Leading Sustainability Efforts
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 16:58
Given the number of sustainability projects and initiatives underway within most federal agencies, the key question becomes: How should managers in the federal government implement and measure the benefits of sustainable practices? In attempting to tackle this question and assist government executive charged with wrestling with it, we present a new Center report, Best Practices for Leading Sustainability Efforts, by Jonathan M. Estes.

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