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Monday, April 13th, 2015 - 14:10
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To complement these examples of leadership in action, I also highlight the practical, actionable research done by some of the most recognized and respected thought leaders in public management. It is the unique mission of this magazine, and the IBM Center for The Business of Government as a whole, to connect research to practice, merging real world experience with practical scholarship.

Government Transformation: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Monday, April 13th, 2015 - 14:00
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This agenda focuses on six trends driving change in government that address many of the pressing challenges government executives face in their efforts to transform government operations and enhance services: Performance Risk Innovation Mission support Efficiency Leadership Since we launched this agenda, many IBM reports from leading researchers have examined these issues from varying perspectives. I’ve highlighted a handful of key lessons learned from this research that have made a real impact on government:

CEOs Need Mentors Too

Monday, April 6th, 2015 - 0:00
Monday, April 6, 2015 - 16:40
Suzanne de Janasz and Maury Peiperl interviewed dozens of corporate executives over the past two years to understand how "new CEOs in large organizations gain access to seasoned counsel and feedback." In a recent Harvard Business Review article, they summarized their findings.

Leadership in Action: The Business of Government Magazine Winter 2015

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 - 1:00
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 17:15
To complement these examples of leadership in action, I also highlight the practical, actionable research done by some of the most recognized and respected thought leaders in public management. It is the unique mission of this magazine, and the IBM Center for The Business of Government as a whole, to connect research to practice, merging real world experience with practical scholarship.

Developing Managers Versus Leaders

Monday, February 9th, 2015 - 1:00
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 16:32
The Government Accountability Office has released its updated list of high risk areas across the federal government. It flags for attention the mission-critical skills gap in jobs such as telecommunications, cybersecurity and acquisition. But there is also a growing gap in experienced managers and leaders as baby boomers head for retirement. What approaches are needed to ensure the next generation of managers and leaders are ready?

New Research Report Recipients

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - 15:13
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 14:09
The Center for The Business of Government continues to support reports by leading thinkers on key issues affecting government today. We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's long-term research agenda, see businessofgovernment.org/content/research-stipends.

ICYMI: Looking Back at 2014

Monday, December 29th, 2014 - 12:23
Monday, December 29, 2014 - 11:17
My goal in blogging has been to provide context, insight, and inspiration on government management challenges for public sector managers, especially at the U.S. federal level.  Following are blog posts from the past year organized around several themes, largely reflecting the trends reflected in the IBM Center’s research agenda.  Hope you find this useful! Government Performance

Leaders Speak Series

Monday, December 29th, 2014 - 10:36
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What makes an effective leader? How can government executives make a difference? Why pursue a career in public service? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and profiles over a dozen past and current government executives who shared their extended reflection on the next The Business of Government Hour.
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Government Executives

Leaders Speak Series

Monday, December 29th, 2014 - 10:27
What makes an effective leader? How can government executives make a difference? Why pursue a career in public service? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and profiles over a dozen past and current government executives who shared their extended reflection on the next The Business of Government Hour.

Weekly Round-up: September 12, 2014

Friday, September 12th, 2014 - 10:50
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 09:58
 John Kamensky OMB Updates Performance.gov.  OMB posted third quarter performance progress updates for cross-agency and agency-specific priority goals on performance.gov.  In an accompanying blog post, OMB director Shawn Donovan highlights some specific accomplishments.
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