Interesting to me that none of the suggestions mention one thing that I believe key – communicating clearly the mission, goal, objective. Listening and the other characteristics are important, but how often have we experienced a ‘manager’ or supervisor who does not understand that the employee needs to know the mission and the expectations.
So, my…[Read more]
Thanks Terry – I agree that comedy (with a point) will make sense for this class – introductory, undergraduate.
I intend to open the class with this from The Office:
Sums up several management principles!
Thanks again, I will offer Horrible Bosses as an option.
He does indeed engage them. I like the ethics angle.
Someone suggested Al Pacino’s speech in Scent of a Woman as a choice for ethics. Another good one,
I found this clip from Mr. Robert could maintain the numeric sequence:
Actually, that movie has some interesting aspects, so I may add it to my loist.
I have used “13 Days in October” (Kevin Costner and Cuban Missile Crisis) as teaching experience in a few MPA classes I have taught.
I am to teach an undergraduate Management I course and am looking for a few movies that I could suggest students review and critique for basic management concepts. I have to miss one class and will either have the…[Read more]
Paul M Raetsch replied to the topic Examples of state government using compstat or citistat like system? in the forum Budget / Performance 8 years, 9 months ago
Brian – Professor Robert Behn at the Harvard Kennedy School has been working on this for years. He helped establish the comnpstat for the NYPD and city of Baltimore. His monthly newsletter has several examples of articles he has written regarding citistat, compstat, and performance measurement: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/thebehnreport/
This is…[Read more]
Paul M Raetsch replied to the topic Which GOP candidate would make the best Gov2.0 POTUS? in the forum Forum Discussions 8 years, 10 months ago
NONE OF THEM.
Simply because a candidate knows how to use a computer, iPad, Twitter, etc well makes that person good at use of technology, that is all.
I believe being the “best” Gov2.0 president requires a commitment to improving government, not decimating it because of a belief that government is the problem! I am following the growing…[Read more]
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