Vol. 39 Nbr. 4, December 2010
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- The winter musings.
- Leadership beyond the battlefield: if public managers want to go straight to the source on cutting-edge leadership thinking and practice, they should head for the U.S. Army.
- Budgeting for local government equipment: the Obama administration will use the federal budget as a primary force for driving change.
- The future state of collaboration: the public sector must start planning now for collaboration needs of the future.
- The power of coaching: coaching has become one of the leading resources that individuals use to move their careers and personal lives forward.
- Improving educational accountability in Colorado: the CDE develops a dynamic data visualization tool to track each student's academic growth and achievement history, ultimately changing a user's understanding about education.
- Improving oversight and accountability one island at a time: governments from the U.S. affiliated insular areas tackle audit issues with the help of the graduate school.
- Budgets, performance, and accountability--oh my! Federal acquisition professionals need heart, wisdom, and courage to manage the government's frontline workers.
- Toward a high performing open government: examples from the U.S. patent and trademark office, U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, among others illustrate the benefits of open government.
- Organizational foresight and stewardship: enabling employees with organizational foresight and stewardship skills leads to high performance within federal agencies.
- Strategic budget cutting in federal agencies: federal agencies will need a new process to help them identify budget reductions that still enable them to accomplish their missions.
- PRIDE in Miami-Dade Park and Recreation: Miami-Dade County Park and Recreation Department improves municipal services through employee development.
- Community leadership programs advance public leadership: public managers seeking to further develop their leadership skills and improve community awareness should consider CLPS.
- Meeting the public's demands renewing performance management: the federal government evolves performance management initiatives from punitive scrutiny to strategies that use information to lead, learn, and improve outcomes.
- Overcoming challenges to performance measurement and evaluation: public managers can use these four approaches to help overcome political and bureaucratic challenges affecting their use of evaluation to improve programs.
- How networking and video can disrupt community violence: cure violence fuses technology with public art, health, and safety to help eradicate community violence.
- Workforce challenges and opportunities for federal supervisors: a CEC forum examines flexible work arrangements, the federal hiring process, and how to train future leaders.
- The practice of transformational stewardship.
- The LG nobel awards.