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Shaping Legal Rights of Women in India by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Shaping Legal Rights of Women in India by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

A revolutionary figure, a pioneer of social justice and a true reformer, Dr B. R. Ambedkar played a significant role in shaping the social, political and civic contours of India…

Summer Policy Academy Sets Young Leaders in Motion

Summer Policy Academy Sets Young Leaders in Motion

Filling the unique niche many high schools and academic institutions overlook, Policy Pathways aims to bring the knowledge, applicability and know-how of public policy to a younger generation.…

When Is a Gift a Bribe?

When Is a Gift a Bribe?

Gift-giving is a universal phenomenon and will always persist, but if it is done to the detriment of quality decision-making our whole enterprise suffers, not to mention the public we…

Adding Value to Public Administration: The Residency of Public Service

Adding Value to Public Administration: The Residency of Public Service

When public management becomes a search for better and shorter how-to lists, the essence of service becomes lost or forgotten. For citizens, public administration must be a daily connection and…

Negotiating City/County Manager Employment Contracts, Part One

Negotiating City/County Manager Employment Contracts, Part One

After the council votes for you to be their person, the next order of business is to negotiate an employment agreement...What are the most important things to consider? …

The Public Value of Science Policy

The Public Value of Science Policy

Science policy cannot be confined to a single characterization. It is a multipurpose intervention for identifying and solving complex, tame and wicked problems.…

Wellness: Moving Beyond COVID

Wellness: Moving Beyond COVID

The constant barrage of new and updated information, the inconsistency of information disseminated state by state and the overall division among Americans as a whole, has left thousands in a…

Pandemic, Coordination and Leadership

Pandemic, Coordination and Leadership

Truly effective governance, especially in times of crisis, requires positive synergy, which can only be produced through greater coordination, leadership and competency.…

Ukraine: Winning the Peace

Ukraine: Winning the Peace

“Winning the peace” is the crucial long-term goal...Perhaps this time focusing on what the “peace” will be, can be considered up front and something positive will come from all of…

Government as an Innovation Catalyst: Three Post-Pandemic Trends

Government as an Innovation Catalyst: Three Post-Pandemic Trends

The pandemic forced governments to find better ways to share data between government agencies, industry and academia.…

The Engaged University: Spotlight on QENO

The Engaged University: Spotlight on QENO

My experience thus far speaks to the power of a university to collaborate with dedicated nonprofit organizations who enhance the quality of life in their communities in areas that government…