Global Breezes – June 2014

On July 1, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Section Event in Romania We’re just back from a multi-lateral event with our counterparts in Romania – a 10-day international exchange that explored challenges to decentralization with national and local government leaders from across this emerging democracy. While the core group of international visitors consisted of more than 30 experienced practitioners, consultants, researchers and scholars […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – June 2014

On June 30, 2014, in Section Views, by admin56

Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: National Council Update National Council convened, by conference call, on June 6, 2014, to discuss several issues. One of the Council’s goals this year is to retain 75 Founder Forum Fellows for the 2015 National Conference. Such a wonderful program! There are two more […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – May 2014

On May 31, 2014, in Section Views, by admin56

ASPA’s 2015 National Conference in Chicago We have proposed to ASPA Executive Director Bill Shields a series of panels for the conference.  We have been busy speaking to other sections (IC, SICA, LGBT, SECM, etc.) about practice-oriented exchanges around good governance challenges & solutions. What we have in mind are panels and roundtables threaded throughout […]

 

Global Breezes – May 2014

On May 31, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Practice-Oriented Event in Romania ASPA’s Section on Public Management Practice is continuing its collaboration with the Romanian Review of Local Public Administration  at a multi-lateral event in Romania from June 16-26, 2014. The 10-day international exchange explores variations on collaborative governance – what our Romanian counterparts characterize as The American Way – Calea Americană. The […]

 

Global Breezes – April 2014

On April 21, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Good Governance Exchange & Forum in Romania Having kicked off our practice-oriented exchange with Romania with a forum in Orlando and Miami this past fall and 2-day pre-conference forum in Washington DC last month, ASPA’s Section on Public Management Practice is continuing collaboration with our colleagues at the Romanian Review of Local Public Administration in […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – April 2014

On April 20, 2014, in Section Views, by admin56

This is my first column as Chairperson, Section on Public Management Practice, and I hope to bring you news from various sources to entertain and enlighten. ASPA’s 2014 National Conference Our sessions at this year’s ASPA national conference were very well attended, as we continue to bring practical and real-life public administrative issues to the […]

 

Global Breezes – March 2014

On March 29, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Good Governance Forum – Washington DC, March 14-15, 2014 The Section on Public Management Practice hosted a 2-day, pre-conference forum just prior to ASPA’s 75th annual conference in the nation’s capital. The forum – Strengthening Performance Accountability: Engaging Communities & Citizens in Shared Governance – brought together practitioners and researchers from around the world to […]

 

Global Breezes – February 2014

On March 2, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Good Governance Forum – Washington DC, Friday, March 14 – Saturday, March 15, 2014   As most of you know, ASPA’s Section on Public Management Practice will host a 2-day, pre-conference forum just prior to ASPA’s 75th anniversary event – March14-15. The forum – Strengthening Performance Accountability: Engaging Communities & Citizens in Shared Governance – […]

 

Global Breezes – January 2014

On January 5, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Azerbaijan’s Lopsided Urban Explosion In his commentary, Responding to Azerbaijan’s Brain Drain Challenge, Tural Abbasov demonstrates that within a few years of the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, thousands of educated and skilled Azerbaijanis became unemployed, leading to an external brain drain – or out-migration of skilled Azerbaijanis to Russia, Turkey, Western Europe […]

 

Global Breezes – November 2013

On November 27, 2013, in Global Breezes, by admin56

ASPA’s PA TIMES ONLINE Curbing Corruption through Increased Transparency & Accountability Check out these posts in the PA TIMES Online on how local communities can use broadband and e-government offerings to help curb corruption. Broadband, E-Government and Development – By William Hatcher: To succeed in the nation’s new economic realities, where creative class jobs are […]

 

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