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In America, Generosity Outweighed Hardship and Unprecedented Events

In America, Generosity Outweighed Hardship and Unprecedented Events

When the COVID-19 era started in early March of 2020, everyone probably thought that the nation would never see hope for recovery. The fact is that when one reads through…

Systemic Intelligence in the VUCA World

Systemic Intelligence in the VUCA World

The growth of interdependence in the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) world highlights the need to cultivate a systemic intelligence as part of the transversal skills and competencies of…

The Road Towards Implementing a Federal Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax

The Road Towards Implementing a Federal Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax

The failure of the gas tax to keep pace with spending on roads has led some to call for replacing it with a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax.…

How Police Leaders Can Lessen the Impact of Policy Changes on Officers

How Police Leaders Can Lessen the Impact of Policy Changes on Officers

Currently, police reform mainly focuses on how police departments interact with the public during changes in policy. Little focus has been put on how police departments will interact with their…

In Defense of the Military’s Study of Critical Race Theory: The Pursuit of Cross-Cultural Competence

In Defense of the Military’s Study of Critical Race Theory: The Pursuit of Cross-Cultural Competence

While Critical Race Theory is surely not the singular solution to impart cross-cultural competence upon the young leaders serving or preparing to serve our nation, it is nonetheless one of…

Held Hostage: The Threat of Ransomware

Held Hostage: The Threat of Ransomware

This column will discuss ransomware, an increasingly utilized method for profit-driven cyber attacks.…

Public Administration Goals for the 21st Century: #5 Serve the Consumer

Public Administration Goals for the 21st Century: #5 Serve the Consumer

There is little faith that governments make consumer well-being a priority. This results in a feeling that consumers are on their own when navigating an increasingly complex marketplace for food,…

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Public Administration

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Public Administration

Public administration must do more to reach out to the protectors of the animal kingdom so that appropriate public policy for a large variety of issues can be created. …

The Problem with Governance by Gesture

The Problem with Governance by Gesture

Governance by gesture is simply when political leaders make grand pronouncements or take dramatic one-off actions rather than devise and implement a consistent governing strategy.…

Delivering Local Services through Interlocal Cooperation: Reasons and Implications

Delivering Local Services through Interlocal Cooperation: Reasons and Implications

Interlocal cooperation is an alternative tool local governments can use to deliver services through cooperation with other local governments. The most substantive motivation for interlocal collaboration is to provide local…

Representation Matters: The Road to Women’s Empowerment in Namibia

Representation Matters: The Road to Women’s Empowerment in Namibia

Customary justice systems (CJS) are used to provide justice for marginalized communities unable to access justice systems through other means. In Namibia, CJS are well established and highly respected amongst…