Managing a Shrinking Public Workforce


July 23
Duration: 1 hour

Event Description

Layoffs, unfilled positions and furloughs are among the most difficult management challenges for government leaders. Fear and worry among employees make maintaining morale, increasing productivity and attracting talent much more complicated. Frank, open communication with staff is both more critical and more perilous, even for managers who have led the way through hard times in the past.

Join GOVERNING and senior executives in state and local government on Thursday, July 23 as they share experiences and best practices for top management tactics that work.


Frank FairbanksFrank Fairbanks
City Manager
Phoenix, Arizona


Dana JeffersonDana Jefferson, Ph.D., SPHR, IPMA-CP
Delaware Human Resource Management


Samuel WilkinsSamuel L. Wilkins
South Carolina Office of Human Resources


Xavier QuenaudonXavier D. Quenaudon
Vice President, Public Sector & Worldwide Product Development
CFI Group


Chris SwopeChristopher Swope (moderator)
Managing Editor



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