Global Breezes – March 2014

On March 29, 2014, in Current Highlights, 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 Current Highlights, 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 Current Highlights, 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 Current Highlights, 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 […]

 

Global Breezes – October 2013

On November 1, 2013, in Current Highlights, by admin56

Collaborative Governance at the Local Level: Romania-USA Exchange Earlier this month, ASPA’s Section for Public Management Practice kicked off its first international, practice-oriented exchange with a group of public officials from Romania. Co-hosted in Orlando, Florida by the University of Central Florida’s School of Public Administration in partnership with the Romanian Magazine of Local Public […]

 

Global Breezes – September 2013

On September 28, 2013, in Current Highlights, by admin56

In late January 2012, ASPA’s Section for Public Management Practice went live with its Good Governance Worldwide Web site. This past October – after conferring with all Section Officers and Board members and soliciting the views of all Section members – we gained approval from ASPA to change the Section’s name to reflect our core […]

 

Emergency & Crisis Management

On September 13, 2013, in Questions & Answers, by admin56

What have we learned about disaster planning, response and recovery from our post-Katrina experience in New Orleans? Check out Billy Fields’ recent article on Good Governance Worlwide – “Confronting the Wicked Problem: Disaster Planning in Post-Katrina New Orleans“.

 

Global Breezes – August 2013

On August 28, 2013, in Current Highlights, by admin56

As summer 2013 draws to a close and students and educators prepare to head back to the classroom, here are a few encouraging breezes wafting down the corridors of the public management practitioner world: Agile Bureaucracy IBM’s Center for the Business of Government has recently shared three articles that demonstrate agile collaborative governance: , by […]

 

Global Breezes – July 2013

On July 29, 2013, in Current Highlights, by admin56

We’re now halfway through summer 2013 and looking ahead to this fall and winter – including ASPA’s annual conference in Washington DC that kicks off March 14, 2014 and several ground-breaking international exchanges aimed at promoting good governance worldwide. But first, a comprehensive follow-on to the Section for Public Management Practice’s pre-conference forum in New […]

 

Global Breezes – June 2013

On June 25, 2013, in Current Highlights, by admin56

Governance Reform Much of the new content posted this month relates to governance reform and efforts to promote improved public management practice. Election Reform in Lebanon An original commentary contributed by Gilbert Doumit and Carmen Geha addresses “Election Reform in Lebanon: An Insider’s Perspective.” Today, Lebanon’s public institutions face a serious void – the risk […]

 

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