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Media (Social) = Social Services

Media (Social) = Social Services

Our world is continuously connected. Our searches are connected to our email advertisements. Our social media usage results in profile based information sharing. In our society, solutions exist that can…

Inequity in the Use of Digital Tools

Inequity in the Use of Digital Tools

The digital divide, defined as inequity between individuals with Internet access and digital literacy skills and those without, originated from a 1999 study by the National Telecommunication and Information Agency.…

Engaging Citizens in Shrinking Cities

Engaging Citizens in Shrinking Cities

The Rust Belt of the Midwest and Northeast has experienced population decline since the mid-20th century. This has led to the rise of alternative approaches to planning, notably right-sizing and…

Setting the Stage for Experiential Education

Setting the Stage for Experiential Education

Although traditions dictate occupations, religious practices and gender roles, many do not know the origin of the customs they hold dear. For example, our educational practices are deeply rooted in…

Is There too Much Technology in Public Education Service Delivery?

Technology advancements continue at an unbelievable pace. Computers and cell phones are obsolete the minute they are produced. “Apps” have developed into a special business component all their own. With…

P3 as a Tool for Urban Revitalization

P3 as a Tool for Urban Revitalization

In 2012, Vallejo, California lost the use of tax increment financing to rebuild the declining downtown and underused waterfront. Undaunted, civic groups and citizens stepped up their involvement and passed…

Ethical Blindness in Public Life

Ethical Blindness in Public Life

There are volumes of ethics laws for public servants. But ethics laws cannot guarantee ethical behavior. With a subtle message, "If it's not illegal, it must be OK," individuals often…

Public Administration Capability not Declining

Public Administration Capability not Declining

The March/April 2016 Public Administration Review editorial stated, “Government has lost its capacity to execute public policies and implement programs.” To support this claim, the editorial cited a paper that…

Minimizing the Public Sector: The Most Counterproductive Idea Ever

Minimizing the Public Sector: The Most Counterproductive Idea Ever

Wherever one travels, one can immediately assess the viability of public sector services—from transportation and public safety, to clean water and public health. In the modern world, a broad sufficiency…

How Government Agencies Can Implement Agile Project Management Methods

As agencies realize the limitations of traditional project management, some offices are using agile project management methods to deliver projects successfully. However, adopting agile project management requires cultural change. I…

Improving Employee Engagement – Who’s Really Responsible?

Many private sector companies incorporate improvement in employee engagement survey scores as part of managers’ performance expectations. Some even consider engagement results in compensation decisions. However, improving engagement isn't just…

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