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We need conflict; without it, we limit creativity, collaboration and our social capital. However, we need to reframe it as differences in how we see things and as having a positive outcome.
Great public sector communication starts with you. It requires the ability to be a “jack of all trades.” Here are some tips that may help.
Take GovLoop's quiz to walk through five scenarios and learn whether you're an avoider, collaborator, competitor, compromiser or accommodator.
Creating efficiencies is a constant practice. But with the right strategy, you can create high-performance teams in government.
The red bead experiment is a useful tool to facilitate the discussion of addressing problems at work. It also highlights the interactive role between management and workers that involves trust in order to problem solve.
Accountability is not a bad word. It’s something that should be celebrated.
Strategic planning is necessary to guide a department or agency into the future. Comparing where we are to where we need to be can stimulate ideas for steps and strategies involved in the formulation of a plan.
A new survey identifies four sets of management initiatives that have had the greatest impact on government management efforts over the past twenty years.
Policymakers wanting to improve their government’s performance are often presented with a rich menu of choices by their advisers. They are told that they could choose from several options: Budgeting Reforms, Performance Budgeting, Outcome Budgeting, Performance Agreement, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), ISO 9000, Lean Sigma and so on. Alas, as we shall see,... Read more »