March 15, 2013
Federal managers can anticipate mission changes, organizational restructuring, and austere budgets in fiscal year 2013 and beyond. The challenge will be to incorporate these into headquarters-mandated mission changes while creating and maintaining high-performing subord...
September 15, 2012
Managing human capital is a high-risk area in the federal government, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported more than a decade ago. In part, GAO found that federal managers need all the help they can get in attracting, hiring, developing, engaging, and ret...
July 06, 2010
The federal government has been gradually adopting shared service
business models for administrative services for nearly 30 years.
Today, the buzz is all about the cloud and its potential to
transform shared services as we know ...
July 03, 2010
Christine Gibbs Springer
Improving disaster response capabilities within this country
requires better coordination not only within the U.S. Department of
Homeland Security (DHS), but also across the federal government,
within state and local governments...
July 03, 2010
The well-documented increasing toll of disasters in terms of life
and property losses should trigger major reform of the nations
hazard mitigation policy and programs. A potential strategy for
reform would emphasize changing the...
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