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Four Government Website Must-Haves in 2019

Four Government Website Must-Haves in 2019

Government and municipal websites tend to be behind the curve when it comes to features and usability. As we move into the new year, change must become a priority. Here…

Self-Awareness: We Must Learn How to Listen to Ourselves Before Learning How to Listen to Others

Self-Awareness: We Must Learn How to Listen to Ourselves Before Learning How to Listen to Others

Self-awareness is an emotional intelligence competency that lets us recognize and understand our own emotions. This is a vital skill for public leadership.…

How Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Can Help Local Government HR

How Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Can Help Local Government HR

Big data and artificial intelligence can allow local governments to do more with less in an era of simultaneous citizen demands. This technological transition is essential for local governments…

Accountability: The Foundation of Trust in Public Administration

Accountability: The Foundation of Trust in Public Administration

Accountability is more than issuing rewards and punishments. It is about creating truly responsive and responsible public agencies. This is essential for equity and transparency in the public sector. …

Ethics in Public Service

Ethics in Public Service

Ethics in public service is non-negotiable. Ethical behavior is absolutely necessary to create integrity and public trust, as well as to ensure the security of our nation. …

School Choice: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

School Choice: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

School choice is an idea that allows families to select which school their child will attend. What are the good, the bad and the ugly consequences that school choice might…

Reinventing Administrative Capacity in the University Setting: Collaborative Innovation

Reinventing Administrative Capacity in the University Setting: Collaborative Innovation

Cultivating a collaborative relationship between university research and advancement offices can garner positive culture change in research on campus. It can also fuel growth in sponsored funding, both from foundations…

Smart Governance: Beginning to Explore Technological Innovation from Your Own Corner of the Public Sector

Smart Governance: Beginning to Explore Technological Innovation from Your Own Corner of the Public Sector

Cloud computing. Data mining. Blockchain technology. What does any of this mean and how do we, as public administrators, begin to define it in the scope of emerging smart governance?…

Directly Addressing Racial Equity and Justice Is the Only Way to a Better Future for the United States

Directly Addressing Racial Equity and Justice Is the Only Way to a Better Future for the United States

Recent political events vividly demonstrate how two terrible injustices, both related to racial equity, have severely twisted the social fabric of the United States. There is no way for this…