Posts Tagged: Miller

Federally Employed Women (FEW) Mourns the Loss of Past President Jeanette S. Miller

Jeanette S. Miller served as Federally Employed Women’s seventeenth National President from 1998—2000. In 1979 she became a FEW member, joining the newly formed Oak Ridge Chapter, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She held various leadership roles on the local, regional and national levels and ultimately served as FEW National President. Additionally, she served on the planning… Read more »

The Promise of Going Lean: It’s the latest, buzziest trend in government management. Just don’t call it a fad.

Ken Miller (author of “We Don’t Make Widgets” and monthly columnist for Governing Magazine) recently wrote an article discussing the impact of Lean in government. With budget constraints and travel restrictions across the board, times are tough for many federal, state and local government agencies. In these times, we need to focus more than ever… Read more »

Changing Washington: Obama’s First 100 Days

On his first day in office, President Obama began acting on his campaign promise to “change the way Washington does business.” His first directive to agencies articulated a set of principles of how he wants the government to do its business: more transparency in how government does it work, more citizen participation via the Internet,… Read more »

Running Business Like a Government

I absolutely love this article and thought I would share it with the GovLoop Community. Government managers are often told that they should look to the private sector on how to run their organizations. While government can certainly learn from best practices in the private sector, I have included a piece below that talks about… Read more »

An Open Letter to President Obama: Change the Lens

I wanted to share a letter with the GovLoop Community written by one of our partners and featured change agents, Ken Miller, author of We Don’t Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths that Keep Government from Radically Improving. The letter was published by Governing Magazine last month. I look forward to hearing your feedback on the… Read more »