Thursday, July 7, 2011
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of July 04, 2011
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The word “accountability” ranks right up there with “freedom,” “justice,” and “democracy” – words commonly used and thought to be understood by all. But that is wrong. It is a term that is complex and misunderstood, and subject to abuse in political disco
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Governments are increasing their use of collaboration by: creating ad hoc networks in response to emergencies, and aligning governmental and nongovernmental organizations to work interdependently to achieve common goals.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Articles from around the Web we found interesting, the week of June 27, 2011
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
As with each edition, this issue of The Business of Government magazine has as its focus the core mission of the Center—connecting research to practice as a means to improve public management. We do this by bringing together insights and perspectives, ble
Monday, June 27, 2011
Adam Grant writes in the June 2011 issue of Harvard Business Review that research shows that customers themselves are “surprisingly effective in motivating people to work harder, smarter, and more productively.” I’ve seen this phenomenon at work in govern
Monday, June 27, 2011
The technologies that enable hyperconnectivity can be harnessed, ignored, employed on an ad-hoc basis, or incorporated thoughtfully into an agency’s strategy to carry out its mission. The only thing that leaders and managers cannot do with these technolog
Friday, June 24, 2011
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of June 20, 2011
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Earlier today Senator Mark Warner and former Fed Chair Paul Volcker announced a new report, produced by Paul Light and the Campaign for High Performance Government at the Wagner School of Public Service at New York University, to comprehensively reform go
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
It is a management imperative for government executives today to keep their mission front and center. Keeping focus on the strategic intent of mission is key.