Global Breezes – February 2015

On February 16, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Cityscope Copenhagen to install “intelligent” traffic system Copenhagen is giving the green light to buses and cyclists. The Local Denmark reports that the Danish capital will spend 60 million kroner ($9.1 million U. S.) on a “smart traffic system” designed to speed up the flow on city streets. Buses running late and cyclists caught in rainstorms could receive longer green […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – February 2015

On February 16, 2015, in Section Views, by admin56

ASPA’s 2015 National Conference & Our Pre-Conference Forum Section members are busy working with ASPA’s AACPM Section (American Academy of Certified Public Managers), ASPA’s International and South Florida Chapters and the National CPM Consortium on the one-day forum March 6, 2015, as part of the National Conference. The forum will include expert presentations and exchanges […]

 

Global Breezes – January 2015

On February 1, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Forum: Good Governance Community & Citizen Engagement Practices The Section’s 1-day good governance pre-conference forum on March 6, 2015 is now pretty much set, with all moderators and most presenters in place for each of the four sessions. Thanks to all volunteer subject matter experts for contributing and taking time out of their busy conference […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – January 2015

On January 28, 2015, in Section Views, by admin56

ASPA’s 2015 National Conference & Our Pre-Conference Forum Section members are busy working with ASPA’s AACPM Section (American Academy of Certified Public Managers), ASPA’s International and South Florida Chapters and the National CPM Consortium on the one-day forum March 6, 2015, as part of the National Conference. The forum will include expert presentations and exchanges […]

 

Global Breezes – December 2014

On January 1, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Looking Back As we look back on the global breezes reported on in 2014, we kicked off the year with an inside look at Azerbaijan’s lopsided urban explosion. In his commentary, Responding to Azerbaijan’s Brain Drain Challenge, Tural Abbasov demonstrated that within a few years of the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, thousands […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – December 2014

On January 1, 2015, in Section Views, by admin56

Looking Back on 2014 As we look back on public management highlights of 2014 (solely my opinion), let us hope we have learned some valuable lessons as we move forward into 2015: Millions of Americans were provided health insurance through the Affordable Care Act Janet Yellen became the first woman to head the Federal Reserve, […]

 

Global Breezes – November 2014

On November 20, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Community & Citizen Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa It’s unusual that we can simultaneously post two original articles on this online journal, both from the same world region (sub-Saharan Africa) and each addressing a common public management challenge – community and citizen engagement in a squatter settlement setting. That said, the two authors could not have […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – November 2014

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

Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: National Council Update Last week, the ASPA Finance Committee met to discuss year-end projections as we continue to struggle with a limited revenue stream. Anyone have any ideas – particularly from the perspective of our Section, with a focus on practice-oriented solutions and the […]

 

Global Breezes – October 2014

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

Community and Citizen Engagement … in the 21st Century That’s the theme of the Section for Public Management Practice’s 1-day, practice-oriented forum at ASPA’s 2015 Annual Conference. The pre-conference event – planned for Friday, March 6 – will offer moderated roundtable discussions and applied presentations that explore public management challenges and solutions from around the […]

 

Global Breezes – September 2014

On September 24, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Good Governance Sources As a long-time public service junky, every morning when I take my second cup of coffee and sit down to read the local newspaper – which for me has been the Palm Beach Post for the past 10 years – I rarely miss the daily outing of bad governance. I’m surprised that […]

 


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