Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Commentary

Why Create an Age-Friendly University? It Will Help to End Ageism

Why Create an Age-Friendly University? It Will Help to End Ageism

Becoming an Age-Friendly University or college has benefits for higher education’s survival and for better preparation of students to succeed in their careers. It will also prepare coming generations to…

Ethical Dilemmas: The Crucibles of Public Service

Ethical Dilemmas: The Crucibles of Public Service

An ethical dilemma or ethical paradox is a decisionmaking problem between two possible moral imperatives. Following are some examples of ethical dilemmas that may constitute a personal crucible for you—an…

Shakespeare and Public Administration

Shakespeare and Public Administration

The lessons from Shakespeare’s plays that deal with power are especially poignant for government officials today.…

One or Two Houses of Parliament: Would it Make a Difference?

One or Two Houses of Parliament: Would it Make a Difference?

We have just had elections in Egypt for an upper house of parliament—a senate, or in Arabic, “Majlis el sheyoukh.” Is there an urgent need to have a bi-cameral political…

The National Debt—Going, Going, Gone? Part 2 (of 2 articles)

The National Debt—Going, Going, Gone? Part 2 (of 2 articles)

The American economy will recover from the crippling effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the recovery in some sectors will take longer than others. The 2024 out-year projection may not…

Lean Regulation

Lean Regulation

Lean process improvement principles can be used to improve services without sacrificing standards. A lean regulatory process can require transparent decisionmaking based on objective criteria. Such a process could earn…

Knowledge Management Across the Generations

Knowledge Management Across the Generations

Communicating is about the message and its meaning. Both newer and senior staff need to keep these aspects in mind when sharing and managing knowledge.…

Policing for Public Value

Policing for Public Value

Ultimately, police reform will require difficult conversations about the role and value of policing and anti-racist policy measures as well as systemic solutions implemented by skilled administrators. Below, we outline…

The First 100 Years—Women and the Vote

The First 100 Years—Women and the Vote

As our diverse voices join together, we create a better, more inclusive, more responsive society. Power and influence matter. This is why voting is so important for women in public…

Page 1 of 143123Next ›Last »