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 A Pivotal Period for Afghanistan: Interview with Larry Sampler, assistant to the USAID Administrator for Afghanistan & Pakistan
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 10:55
In advance of the Afghan Presidential election run-off scheduled for June 14, Larry Sampler, assistant to the USAID Administrator for Afghanistan and Pakistan join me on The Business of Government to explore how USAID has sought to promote stability and order in Afghanistan and what is USAID's three-fold transition strategy. The following is an excerpt of our discussion on The Business of Government Hour.

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Transparency, Legitimacy, and Trust
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 07:57
Does greater transparency in government translate into greater citizen legitimacy and trust for government action? It depends, concludes a new study by a Swedish scholar.

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Social Media Metrics for Government: A New Manager's Handbook
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 21:09
"A Manager’s Guide to Assessing the Impact of Government Social Media Interactions" aims to help managers understand the tools that agencies are using to determine if their social media efforts are advancing their strategic goals.

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Weekly Round-up: June 06, 2014
Friday, June 6, 2014 - 07:15
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of June 02, 2014.

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Spotting Top Talent
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 13:40
A veteran corporate executive search recruiter says experience and competencies aren’t as important as “potential” when hiring or promoting people to the top job. How would this approach play when picking leaders to head government agencies?

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Weekly Round-up: May 30, 2014
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 04:56
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of May 26, 2014

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What Happens When Our Senior Scientists, Engineers, and Doctors Retire?
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 13:00
More than two-thirds of NASA employees are scientists and engineers, and NASA has one of the oldest workforces in the federal government – many of whom are nearing retirement. So what’s the plan for recruiting new scientific, engineering, and medical leadership talent?

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Weekly Round-up: May 23, 2014
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 07:09
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of May 19, 2014

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How to Embed Quality into Your Organization's Culture
Monday, May 19, 2014 - 12:00
Quality was all the rage in the federal government’s ranks in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The emphasis on quality, however, never really died out in private industry, largely because they quantified its benefits for business.

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Weekly Round-up: May 16, 2014
Friday, May 16, 2014 - 08:00
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of May 12, 2014

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