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Posts Tagged: human-capital
The path to improving your work environment includes strengthening pillars of workplace happiness. Addressing at least one of these will improve the work environment.
No matter how good of a leader you are, you will eventually have to herd cats (and sometimes they have claws). Here’s how you can navigate without a scratch.
If there’s one thing that will undoubtedly define this year, it will be the Presidential election. And while the world waits with bated breath to see who wins the presidential election in November, government agencies must try to keep their focus on mission success. So how will they achieve that goal?
For the sake of human capital, you may have the brains, technical ability, intelligence and competence to get the job started. But for the sake of social capital, have you got the connections to get the job done?
Managers as a whole are an integral part of the employee experience. We remember the good ones – and we really remember the bad ones. Because they are so involved in day-to-day activities, the way your manager treats you can drastically impact how you view your workplace. How leaders manage talent is thus integral toRead… Read more »
In the early 2000s, the manager of the Oakland Athletics began using players’ performance data to build a better baseball team. Chris Curry, Director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues at the GAO, believes that the government should do the same. His GAO report, titled “Federal Emergency Management Agency: Additional Planning and Data Collection CouldRead… Read more »
Although technology has drastically changed the way government operates, there are still some ideals that remain timeless about government. One of these is the foundation of what it means to be a public servant, which was perhaps said best by the Athenian Oath, nearly 2,000 years ago: “We will never bring disgrace on this ourRead… Read more »
I have thought for sometimes how Federal government can enhance recruitment pool of qualified candidates to fill critical and leadership positions and how agency Human Capital Officer can help identify those high performing employees who have been trapped in the same position for so many years without having a chance to move out of hisRead… Read more »
Good morning. I am live blogging from the Ministry of Finance in Paris, France, where I am participating in an event hosted by the Institut de la Gestion Publique (Institute for Public Management). This marks the 10th year of an annual event and this year’s theme is “Generation Y and Public Management: Issues and Implications.”Read… Read more »