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Articles from The Public Manager (March 22, 2008)

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Acquisition challenges, 2008 and beyond: the new administration needs to rebuild the workforce, properly oversee it, and correctly use performance-based acquisition. Nelson, Shirl 2558
Better thinking: an asset in any organization: enhanced thinking ability yields more effective decision making, improved problem solving, better individual and group performance evaluations, and higher morale. Mangieri, John N. 1270
Citizen engagement in Gallatin County: a county government in Montana uses communication techniques to democratize the decision-making process without impeding it. Mathers, Earl 3058
Federal contracting for food and refreshments: young contracting professionals need to know how to ensure fair and reasonable pricing when negotiating with the meeting industry. Hall, Daniel 2691
FEMA, Katrina, and operations research: better operations management would have helped FEMA in preparedness and response work before Hurricane Katrina--and still could now. Sylves, Richard 2116
Human capital--the most critical asset: past efforts at the federal level have not succeeded in institutionalizing long-term change in the human capital function. Benowitz, Stephen 2887
Improving government transparency online: citizen-engaging technology can make government data available online, easy to access, and understandable. Brito, Jerry 2919
Inherently governmental functions: at a tipping point? Should the government rethink its long-standing policy on contracting out work? Burman, Allan V. 1608
Interagency network of enterprise assistance providers: an unusual partnership of government agencies and private businesses communicate and collaborate to enhance services to small business. Thomas, Carroll 2629
Introduction and overview--Part II. Balutis, Alan P. 779
Lions and tigers and bears oh my! Grimaldi 1821
Now is the time for collaboration: we need new forums where local, state, and federal leaders openly debate strategies to address national priorities. O'Neill, Robert J., Jr.; Kellar, Elizabeth K. 801
Recruiting and engaging the federal workforce: a recent seminar examines employee motivation from three perspectives. Trahant, Bill 4374
Shifting federal telework into drive: the benefits of telework justify accelerated agency adoption. O'Keeffe, Stephen W.T. 1227
Speech and reason. Bingham, Caleb Brief article 325
Telework: breaking new ground: successful telework programs feature active top-level leadership, clear policy and guidelines, solid program support, and integration in overall agency planning. Kaczmarczyk, Stanley Brief article 2649
The challenge of managing across boundaries: the federal government can't accomplish its program objectives without increased collaboration inside and outside the executive branch. Abramson, Mark A.; Balutis, Alan P. 1160
The courage to change when challenged: the U.S. government needs highly trained and talented top-level executives to promote innovation and growth through IT use. Hughes, Tom 1074
The Manager's Musings. Master, Warren 715
The president, outcomes, and performance: changing from outputs to outcomes--evaluating individuals and organizations on results--requires cultural change and leadership at the top. Tobias, Robert 1560
Virtual networks: an opportunity for government: the increasing power of computing is enabling a new generation of Web-based applications--Web 2.0--to harness collective intelligence in the public sector. DiGiammarino, Frank; Trudeau, Lena 3702

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