Posts Tagged: Gary

Report: Commodity Trading Futures Commission to Decide on Cross-Border Policies

The Commodity Trading Futures Commission is slated to decide on policies governing the transaction between foreign companies and U.S. banks, Reuters reported Wednesday. Douwe Miedema writes Chairman Gary Gensler and Commissioner Mark Wetjen will soon agree on cross-territory policies as the temporary respite to these rules is nearing its end. Gensler recently wanted foreign firms… Read more »

Fire All the Managers

In a refreshingly provocative article in this month’s Harvard Business Review, celebrated business writer Gary Hamel describes the condition of management in most large organizations (costly and inefficient) and how one company did away with all their managers and still manage to run a $700 million company with revenues and profits that leave competitors in… Read more »

A Results-Oriented Commerce Department?

I’ve long admired Gary Locke for his commitment to results-oriented government. He pioneered new approaches in Washington State both as the chief executive of King County and as governor. But I’d never met him until last week at a Partnership for Public Service event where he summed up his tenure as Commerce Secretary, before departing… Read more »

Neurophysiotherapy Medical Scans To Diagnose PTSD in Veterans and Servicemembers: PhysioSympath, Gary J Maguire, PT, MSPT

Problem: U.S. Army Soldiers are enduring unyielding high operational tempo in garrison and the combat field of operations in order to keep pace with ongoing wartime mission requirements. The high tempo and increasingly common multiple deployments present many human physical and psychological challenges (Military Health Advisory Team IV (MHAT-IV), 2006; MHAT-V, 2008) that have a… Read more »

Special Message from Secretary Gary Locke

TO: All DOC Employees FROM: Secretary Gary Locke SUBJECT: Reminder: Your Participation in the 2010 Combined Federal Campaign is Still Needed! This is the last week for active Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) solicitation. This morning we topped 93 percent of our $3.9 million target. Our goal is in sight. Have… Read more »

Secretary Locke and Tim Brant Highlight Commerce’s CFC Kickoff

The U.S. Department of Commerce officially started their 2009 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) on November 2, with a kickoff in their Hoover Building. Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke, provided remarks that encouraged his fellow employees to support the CFC this year. “Due to the economy charitable giving is down, that’s why it is so critical… Read more »

Secretary Locke and Tim Brant Highlight Commerce’s Kickoff

The U.S. Department of Commerce officially started their 2009 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) on November 2, with a kickoff in their Hoover Building. Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke, provided remarks that encouraged his fellow employees to support the CFC this year. “Due to the economy charitable giving is down, that’s why it is so critical… Read more »

World Trade Week: View from the Border

2009 World Trade Week events in the southern California/US-Mexico border region: Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce & U.S. Commercial Service co-hosted The Americas Business Forum in Los Angeles May 27-28. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke reminded guests to tap the US & Foreign Commercial Service’s myriad resources. LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa shared his vision of… Read more »