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Managing Government Employees

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Managing government employees presents unique challenges. Government managers may feel that stringent and convoluted regulations mean they "can't do that". Some others may use that perception as a crutch. But the truth for all of them is

Improving the Performance of Government Employees

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With public scrutiny intensifying every day, optimizing the performance of government employees and departments is more critical than ever before. And just as in the private sector, the key for managers is to understand how different management sy

98 Opportunities to Improve Management in Government

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*98 Opportunities to Be a 100 Percent Better Government ManagerGovernment managers face myriad challenges every day. Whether dealing with an ever-shrinking pool of resources or the threat of sequestration and shutdowns, the government man

A Team of Leaders

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Workplace teams are supposed to harness employees' talents to tackle challenges. But the reality often falls short. Now imagine having a team where everyone steps up and performs all of the leadership tasks. Imagine a team that is constantly sh

A Team of Leaders

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Workplace teams are supposed to harness employees' talents to tackle challenges. But the reality often falls short. Now imagine having a team where everyone steps up and performs all of the leadership tasks. Imagine a team that is constantly sharing knowledge and pushing the envelope-one that does long term planning and produces outstanding performance. A Team of Leaders shows readers how to design systems that nurture the leadership potential of every employee-the key to creating high-performance teams. The book's proven principles and techniques include: ● The Five-Stage Team Development Model that maps the transition from traditional to self-directed teams ● Best practices in team process design ● A Team Value Creation Tool that allows members to appreciate the significance of what they contribute each day ● Visual Management ● And more Filled with real-world examples, this fresh approach transforms passive groups of disparate people into effective teams of leaders-workplace teams that work!

98 Opportunities to Improve Management in Government

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Government managers face myriad challenges every day. Whether dealing with an ever-shrinking pool of resources or the threat of sequestration and shutdowns, the government manager must work to maximize staff performance to meet mission objectives. Now, supervisors, managers, and leaders have some help. In this new book, veteran government leader, trainer, and author Stewart Liff offers practical and proven guidance aimed at helping people at every level of the organization. First-line managers as well as top agency leaders will find Liff's actionable suggestions invaluable in dealing with a broad spectrum of issues, including: ▲ People management ▲ Performance management ▲ Resource management ▲ Systems design ▲ Organizational politics Each of the 98 opportunities-and the included strategies, tools, techniques, and tips to help you take advantage of them-is valuable in and of itself. Together they provide a complete guide to managing effectively in the federal workplace. Do your part to change government-one opportunity at a time! Stewart Liff has held positions with the Department of Defense, Veterans Health Administration, and Veterans Benefits Administration, where he received the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Service. He also received the President's Council on Management Improvement Award. Currently a business and government consultant and trainer, Liff is the author of four books on government management. His most recent book, A Team of Leaders: Empowering Every Member to Take Ownership, Demonstrate Initiative, and Deliver Results, co-authored with Paul Gustavson, was named one of the 30 best business books of 2014. www. stewartliff.com.

Improving the Performance of Government Employees

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With public scrutiny intensifying every day, optimizing the performance of government employees and departments is more critical than ever before. And just as in the private sector, the key for managers is to understand how different management systems perform individually and interact with one another. This book examines the roles and challenges of structural and technical systems, information and decision-making processes, rewards systems, and human capital management, and shows managers how to: Deliver clear and consistent messages to all employees Position employees and units to provide the best possible service to the public Hold them accountable through clear expectations and measurable goals Work with a strong leadership team to maintain, adjust, and improve all procedures Liff devotes a chapter to each system and discusses its impact on overall performance as well as how to work proactively and innovatively to implement changes that will make a big difference. Including real-world government case studies demonstrating dramatic change, the book is both an inspiration and a blueprint for substantial improvement within every facet of government work.

A Team of Leaders

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Workplace teams are supposed to harness employees' talents to tackle challenges. But the reality often falls short. Now imagine having a team where everyone steps up and performs all of the leadership tasks. Imagine a team that is constantly sharing knowledge and pushing the envelope-one that does long term planning and produces outstanding performance. A Team of Leaders shows listeners how to design systems that nurture the leadership potential of every employee-the key to creating high-performance teams. The audiobook's proven principles and techniques include: The Five-Stage Team Development Model that maps the transition from traditional to self-directed teamsBest practices in team process designA Team Value Creation Tool that allows members to appreciate the significance of what they contribute each dayVisual ManagementAnd more Filled with real-world examples, this fresh approach transforms passive groups of disparate people into effective teams of leaders-workplace teams that work!
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