University of Victoria

John Langford is a Professor and the Graduate Adviser in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of public sector governance, management, and ethics.

Joseph A. Ferrara

Joseph A. Ferrara is Director of the Master of Policy Management program at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute at Georgetown University. At Georgetown, he teaches courses on public management and public policy. Previously he served as a career member of the Senior Executive Service in the U.S. federal government, where he held positions with the House of Representatives, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Department of Defense. Dr. Ferrara received his B.A. degree from the College of Charleston, his M.P.A. from the University of South Carolina, and his Ph.D.

Robert B. Denhardt

Robert B. Denhardt is Professor in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University and Visiting Scholar at the University of Delaware. Dr. Denhardt is a Past President of the American Society for Public Administration, and the founder and first chair of ASPA's National Campaign for Public Service, an effort to assert the dignity and worth of public service across the nation. He is also a member of the prestigious National Academy of Public Administration and a Fellow of the Canadian Centre for Management Development.

Developing a Management Roadmap for the New Administration

Developing a Management Roadmap for the New Administration. Join host Michael Keegan as he explores this effort and how presidential transitions work with David Eagles, Director, The Center for Presidential Transition, Partnership for Public Service and Dan Chenok, Executive Director, The IBM Center for The Business of Government.

David C. Wyld

David C. Wyld currently serves as the C.E. Laborde Professor of Management at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. He is the Director of the College of Business' Strategic e-Commerce/e-Government Initiative, the Founding Editor of the International Journal of Managing Information Technology, and a frequent contributor to both academic journals and trade publications. He has established himself as one of the leading academic experts on emerging applications of technology in both the public and private sector.

David C. Wyld

David C. Wyld currently serves as the C.E. Laborde Professor of Management at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. He is the Director of the College of Business' Strategic e-Commerce/e-Government Initiative, the Founding Editor of the International Journal of Managing Information Technology, and a frequent contributor to both academic journals and trade publications. He has established himself as one of the leading academic experts on emerging applications of technology in both the public and private sector.

Jonathan D. Breul

Jonathan D. Breul was the Executive Director of the IBM Center for The Business of Government and a Partner in IBM Global Business Services. The IBM Center for The Business of Government helps public sector executives improve the effectiveness of government with practical ideas and original thinking. The Center sponsors independent research by top minds in academe and the non-profit sector, and creates opportunities for dialogue on a broad range of public management topics.

What Agency Leaders Need to Know About Federal Acquisition

Most agencies in the U.S. government rely on products—goods and services—acquired through contracts to perform core functions, pursue agency objectives, and achieve mission success. In FY12, the federal government acquired $517 billion worth of products through contracts.

Unpacking the "Black Box" of Incident Reporting

While data can be used externally for accountability, it can also be used internally to predict and prevent these kinds of incidents.

Does Management Matter?

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Slow reading, deep thinking.

I'm sharing only two links today.  The first is to a trend piece from Fast CoDesign on trends for 2014.  Some of the more salient ones:

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