March 18, 2019
Cultural activities are already contributing billions of dollars to struggling economies. Government has an important role in nurturing this creativity.
Creating a brand could help public-sector managers improve performance, create a culture of excellence and impel everyone working for the agency to think about their core mission.
After an election, it is critical to prime your staff for a transition. Otherwise, anxious public employees will give more sway to rumors.
Senior officials in state and local government are understandably appointed for their subject-matter expertise, but they should have some basic financial management skills as well.
The problem with silos is that they cause people to ignore the big picture, and instead, focus insularly.