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Whither Strategic Planning in Public Administration? Part 2—Pathways Forward

Whither Strategic Planning in Public Administration? Part 2—Pathways Forward

Strategic planning is widely used in governments in the United States and throughout the world. Nevertheless, strategic planning—in both government and business— has received criticism from many entities.…

Emergency Management and the Role of Nonprofit Organizations in the Time of Natural Disasters

Emergency Management and the Role of Nonprofit Organizations in the Time of Natural Disasters

It is crucial to constantly stress that relief efforts in times of severe natural disasters are priceless since every little attempt may save lives. Thus, nonprofit leaders must give great…

Preventing Shoplifting Without Police: Lessons Learned from Drug Dealers

Preventing Shoplifting Without Police: Lessons Learned from Drug Dealers

Before we get too far down the road of anarchy, where individuals and businesses take safety into their how hands, communities need to re-evaluate the balance of safety, security, fairness…

Renewal of Public Interest in Renewable Energy

Renewal of Public Interest in Renewable Energy

To reach the goal of the Biden administration’s net zero emissions by 2050, more bipartisan support and concerted efforts are required to generate, distribute and utilize clean energy. …

Every United States Federal Government Employee as a Product Manager?

Every United States Federal Government Employee as a Product Manager?

Empowering government employees to move from clerks to owning, managing and designing processes will make a better employee experience for federal government workers while providing a better customer experience for…

Paving Pathways for Future Policy Leaders

Paving Pathways for Future Policy Leaders

School districts are looking to establish new partnerships and ways to integrate innovative policy-focused course content into their master schedules. Policy Pathways, Inc. fills this niche through nurturing students’ passions…

From Burgers to Bureaucrats: Putting Public Servants First

From Burgers to Bureaucrats: Putting Public Servants First

Leaders and managers in government should pay more attention to the environment they create, building one in which public sector employees feel—and are—central to accomplishing their organization’s prosocial mission.…

Being a Good Steward During the Holiday Season

Being a Good Steward During the Holiday Season

Let us remember that serving the community is not just about making sure the roads are plowed and ensuring our residents are protected. There is also a sense of giving…

Managing the Known-Unknowns: A Review on Public Service’s Responses to Emergencies, Crises and Environmental Threats

Managing the Known-Unknowns: A Review on Public Service’s Responses to Emergencies, Crises and Environmental Threats

Environmental problems, along with the growing challenges they present, are likely to be on our agenda for years to come. The lessons from recent disasters suggested that existing policy practices…

COVID-19 Programs for the Middle Class; The Quandary for Public Administration

COVID-19 Programs for the Middle Class; The Quandary for Public Administration

With vast sums of money flowing to programs intended to build the middle class, traditional questions come to mind. Why are we doing this, what do we want to accomplish…