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Michael has two decades of experience with both the private and public sectors encompassing strategic planning, business process redesign, strategic communications and marketing, performance management, change management, executive and team coaching, and risk-financing.

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.

Carol A. Chetkovich

Carol Chetkovich is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Public Policy Program at Mills College. Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, where she is affiliated with the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy. She teaches courses on public management, diversity in the workplace, and research methods.

Sandford Borins

Sandford Borins is a Professor of Public Management in the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, and Department of Management, University of Toronto-Scarborough. He was the founding chair of the latter and served in that capacity from 1991 to 2003. He is currently a research fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School.

Ray Blunt

Ray focuses the “third half” of his life on helping to grow the next generation of servant leaders. He currently teaches philosophy and worldview at Ad Fontes Academy high school and is a Senior Fellow at The Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation, and Culture.

Leadership in Action -- Summer 2013 The Business of Government Magazine (NEW)

The leaders profiled in this edition offer compelling insights, lessons learned, and, most of all, advice to others that is marked by clarity of mind and a sense of purpose. It is truly leadership in action...

Over the past 15 years, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has sought to connect public management research with practice.

Innovation Australian-Style

The current edition of The Public Manager describes the Australian national government’s approach to systematically embedding innovation into agency operations.  In an article by Australian civil servant Alex Roberts, one of the champions of innovation Down Under, he says the new mantra for government is “do better with less.”

In 2009, the Australian national government’s Management Adv