Vol. 43 Nbr. 4, December - December 2014
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- Buying smartly.
- Present and future ...
- Include people with disabilities in the federal workplace: with a wealth of resources and tools available, federal managers can expand the talent pipeline in their agencies with the employment of people with disabilities.
- Polarization, budget failures, and what to expect beyond 2014: understanding how divided party control of the Senate and House affects the budget and appropriations process may help federal managers anticipate the challenges ahead.
- Driving the digital message in a digital world.
- Job training reboot offers new opportunities for federal agencies.
- The coaching revolution in the federal government: the federal government is at the forefront of the coaching revolution, using its coaching programs to develop leaders, motivate employees, and increase productivity.
- A conversation about acquisition.
- Federal procurement and small business.
- Is acquisition on a collision course?
- Acquisitions must usher in a new age.
- Prizes! Innovating, risk shifting, and avoiding contracts and grants.
- Use your federal consulting dollars wisely.
- Untangling the layers of acquisition regulation.
- Tapping innovation quickly in federal IT acquisition.
- Managing cross-sector collaboration.
- Asking the right question: cost-awareness policy in the Army: formal policy directives and published guidebooks requiring a rigorous cost-benefit analysis has helped rein in costs, but mostly has led to solid data on costs of alternatives decisions.
- Leadership development must be REAL: responsive, early, accessible, lasting.
- Solving the one-piece puzzle: filling the knowledge gap.
- Trust within government: trust between managers and workers leads to better employee satisfaction and commitment, which leads to increased productivity.
- Engaging in healthy debate over employee engagement.
- An eighth-grade science fair project gone horribly wrong.
- Labor secretary stresses review of workforce development programs.
- Creative problem solving.