previous arrow
next arrow
Read more - Leadership Program at ICEAA Workshop
Slider

Game Changers: Lisa Witter and Robyn Scott, Co-Founders of Apolitical 0

We would like to introduce a new section on Canadian Government...

Stepping up to the smart cities challenge 0

Welcome to the era of Smart Cities where connectivity will drive...

How to scale up social impact — the challenge of the 21st century 0

“Nearly every problem has been solved by someone, somewhere. The challenge...

Evaluating Innovation in Practice: A GP for Me 0

Throughout Canada, healthcare systems are challenged by population growth, aging, and...

 

 

GET INSIGHTS INTO PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT WEEKLY WITH CGE NEWSLETTER

 

SIGN UP

Bookshelf with Harvey Schachter
 
Did your high school valedictorian go on to achieve greatness? High...
 
Yogi Berra, Maurice (The Rocket) Richard, Bill Russell, Michael Jordan, and...
 
Radical candour sounds rather outré as a prescription for government executives....
 
Innovation is prized and praised these days at work, even in...
 
Leading the Unleadable By Alan Willett Your team probably includes some...
 
If you want to learn from mistakes in how to handle...
 
As understanding of social behaviour increases through intensified research, many government...
 
We curse meetings, but they are essential to today’s collaborative leadership...
 
Government is replete with silos. Like the weather, everyone complains about...
 
Words, words, words. Blah, blah, blah. Our days – our work...
 
Government executives are writers. Maybe not like Margaret Atwood or Joseph...
 
Gladwell made Anders Ericsson famous—or, at least, his research work. A...
 
Every evening, Marshall Goldsmith pays an associate to call and ask...
 
Let’s resume last month’s discussion on effective change initiatives with some...
 
David Dingwall is familiar to many government executives for his role...
 
Are you an undermanager? We’ve all been warned not to overmanage...
 
A leader’s job is to illuminate the path ahead. It’s vital...
 
Ottawa’s Chris Bailey turned down a number of attractive job offers...
 
At the height of World War Two, a clever scheme was...
 
Leadership BS By Jeffrey Pfeffer Harper Business, 259 pages, $36.99 If...
 
If you want to improve your management procedures, search Google. No,...
 
Mentoring can be one of the most critical – as well...
 
In recent years, it has been customary for government – and...
 
Many studies have shown that women are socialized to fit in,...
 
In 1994 psychiatrist Edward Hallowell coined the term “attention deficit trait”...
 
Leaders motivate. They nudge and cajole staff into inspired work, wielding...
 
When you think of creativity and innovation in government, John Lennon...
 
You can’t appear for your important presentations in a black turtleneck...
 
We know feedback is good for us. We know it can...
 
Leaders need to know how to inspire and manage, and have...
 
As I rush-rush-rush through the day, I occasionally remember the notion...
 
Before a presentation, uncertainty and fear can lead us to try...
 
Much has been written about decision-making in recent years, as we...
 
Elections can bring a change of government. They certainly bring a...
 
Evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould warned that “the most erroneous stories...
 
Governments monitor monetary inflation, and have kept it in check in...
 
The dramatic clandestine rescues by Navy SEALs and their daring raid...
 
If you can be a better leader through healthy living, the...
 
Finding mentors has been one of the holy grails of career...
 
Today, when emotional intelligence is treasured, Sherlock Holmes would seem like...
 
No. The word jars us. Just two letters, but it makes...
 
Our days are a series of decisions, some minor, some medium,...
 
Presentations make the world go round, particularly in government. Unfortunately, too...
 
Your first instinct might be to deny it, but you are...
 
Getting subordinates to take responsibility in the appropriate situation can be...
 
To improve your job performance and prepare for promotions, should you...
 
We seek success in our daily endeavours. But it’s often through...
 
We seek success in our daily endeavours. But it’s often through...
 
As the World Bank in the 1990s was preparing for a...
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
Did your high school valedictorian go on to achieve greatness? High...
Digital Governance with Jeffrey Roy
 
As the world grows more digital – and increasingly mobile –...
 
The Trudeau Government’s decision, in August 2017, to split the Indigenous...
 
As the Liberal’s assumed office, three big democratic reform ideas were...
 
The promise of web 2.0 was the emergence of a user-driven...
 
In recent months, Canadians have borne witness to a new cycle...
 
The last few months have showed a complex and potentially ominous...
 
The arrival of President Trump in the White House marks a...
 
In 2001, the OECD published The Hidden Threat to E-Government. The...
 
As team Trudeau would tell it, this past summer saw spirited...
 
The fact that Shared Services Canada (SSC) has struggled mightily under...
 
In January, the BBC and BuzzFeed jointly released an exposé on...
 
Professors are obliged to set regular weekly office hours, something most...
 
That the new Liberal Government has embraced ‘open government’ is hardly...
 
In 2011, the World Economic Forum presented its vision of a...
 
In late July, Amazon startled investors with the tiniest of profit....
 
With a seemingly ubiquitous Internet and mobile devices at every turn,...
 
At the end of November, the Council of Europe hosted the...
 
For the casual observer, openness and transparency are terms that can...
 
At stake is the evolving apparatus enjoining Canadians with the information...
 
Faced with the Newtown tragedy, President Obama has sought to make...
 
The now, seemingly distant 2012 holiday season proved to be fertile...
 
In 2008, President Obama refashioned American politics for a more digital...
 
As governments seek transformational change to shift from austerity to agility,...
 
In recent months, Apple and Samsung have been clobbering one another...
 
During the month of October tens of millions of viewers will...
 
For Egyptians and Mexicans, this past summer showcased the imperfections of...
 
With the federal public service in a state of budgetary retrenchment,...
 
Do we read books anymore? Travel on airplanes or trains these...
 
In February, President Obama and Prime Minister Harper announced the formation...
 
Is there reason to hope? Once again, the federal government has...
 
Au moment où s’amorce la présidence d’Obama, les spéculations vont bon...
 
As the Obama Presidency begins, there is much speculation as to...
 
A strange paradox has emerged in the quest for Gov 2.0....
 
One of the peculiarities of the 21st century is the correlation...
 
When President Barack Obama campaigns during the coming months for re-election,...
 
As the iCloud takes hold – along with numerous other private,...
 
A new year is a good time to reflect on the...
 
If only it were so. While Shared Services Canada promises simplicity...
 
The securing of a much-coveted majority by Stephen Harper’s Conservatives surely...
 
The federal election campaign has not been particularly kind to cities...
 
Despite the occasional ministerial tweet and public banter about the federal...
 
More than a decade ago, some enterprising folks at Industry Canada...
 
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are one of Canada’s most critical...
 
Toronto’s new mayor, Rob Ford, has pledged to cut city council...
 
As BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion negotiates with many governments around the...
 
To start with a timeless question: what do woman want? Presumably,...
 
One important consequence of climate change is rising ocean levels. The...
 
Shortly after the Quebec referendum of October 1995 that brought the...
 
As this column goes to print (literally or online as the...
 
Full disclosure – the Conservative government has serious problems with the...
 
Students of public administration struggle with an important contradiction of Westminster...
 
L’opération de promotion à laquelle l’Alberta s’est récemment livrée souligne les...
 
Alberta’s recent branding exercise underscores the tensions and risks inherent in...
 
La plupart des organismes se voient affecter des « directeurs des...
 
With Parliament once again open and a new federal budget in...
 
Two important global events are garnering much attention: the upcoming Winter...
 
The recent scandals plaguing Ontario’s e-health agency carry important lessons for...
 
The Obama administration is appointing “Directors of New Media” for most...
 
Y a-t-il de l’espoir? Une fois de plus, le gouvernement fédéral...
 
Dans le numéro de janvier, Ruth Hubbard et David Zussman nous...
 
In the January issue, Ruth Hubbard and David Zussman discussed the...
 
The past decade has given rise to tremendous experimentation in public...
 
If 2012 marks the surpassing of compact disks by digital music,...
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
As the world grows more digital – and increasingly mobile –...
The Interview
 
Recently, George Ross, Editor-in-Chief of Candian Government Executive sat down with...
 
An Interview with Joe Friday and Craig Dowden The Office of...
 
There is a new buzz in policy circles. Advances in data...
 
In 2015, the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED)...
 
An Interview with Larry Ostola, Toronto’s Director of Museums and Heritage...
 
The annual APEX Symposium, which is the largest gathering of federal...
 
  The pressure is always on to make government services to...
 
This year is the “International Year of Evaluation”, an area that...
 
Written by  Patrice Dutil Craig Dowden, President and Founder of Craig...
 
A key factor driving success has been showcasing the value of...
 
This month’s blog features Andrew Treusch, Commissioner of Revenue and Chief...
 
CGE columnist David Zussman, Jarislowsky Chair in Public Sector Management in...
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
Recently, George Ross, Editor-in-Chief of Candian Government Executive sat down with...
Transformation
 
Welcome to the era of Smart Cities where connectivity will drive...
 
Federal efforts to increase the use of data to inform and...
 
Almost every day, I read about a new driverless car or...
 
Making a successful digital transformation is tough. It can be costly,...
 
Transforming the way services are provided by governments to match the...
 
According to a recent McKinsey study there is a potential for...
 
For policymakers around the world, Canada frequently leads the way on...
 
The use of digital services in the day-to-day lives of most...
 
This year is proving to be an interesting one for all...
 
As Executive Director of the UK’s Government Digital Service, Mike Bracken...
 
For over two days at the end of January this year,...
 
Canadian Government Executive (CGE) media team is excited to announce a...
 
For many years now, the buzz in government has been around...
 
In this episode, CGE radio show host J. Richard Jones speaks...
 
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” This quote from management specialist Peter...
 
On a recent visit to Ottawa, I had the opportunity to...
 
Today, the challenges facing governments are increasingly shifting away from traditional,...
 
Does your organization have a very narrow view of what digital...
 
Canadian Government Executive Media (CGE) is pleased to welcome Microsoft as its Platinum Sponsor for...
 
Canadian government agencies and departments are modernizing the way they do...
 
There’s no shortage of organizations claiming to have a digital transformation...
 
Canada’s top soldier said the Armed Forces continue to be locked...
 
The local electric vehicle industry just got a boost from Ontario...
 
CFOs around the world are changing – but an EY survey...
 
On June 7, over 40 senior executives from within the public...
 
He is often referred to as the federal government’s first “chief...
 
Are you absolutely clear what the government wants to achieve? Are...
 
In dealing with the impact on the sharing economy on transportation,...
 
As Toronto’s city staff prepares top release proposed regulations for taxis...
 
In the face of mounting public support for supervised injection sites,...
 
Growing public expectations on the speed at which they can received...
 
Canadian Government Executive Media (CGE) is excited to announce that the...
 
As the adoption rate of big data technologies among Canadian companies...
 
Written by Jason McNaught Former Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page doesn’t...
 
Successful leaders never stop growing. They continually inform themselves about the...
 
Some title Some author
Some excerpt
Welcome to the era of Smart Cities where connectivity will drive...
CGE Newsletter

Latest issue
Senior Writers
David ZussmanDavid Zussman (19)

David Zussman is a senior fellow in the Graduate School of Public and International Affair...

Government appointments and the Trudeau Government
George RossGeorge Ross (6)

George Ross was the Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines Resources, Deputy Minister of Nort...

Government built for continuity
Harvey SchachterHarvey Schachter (50)

Harvey Schachter is a writer, specializing in management and business issues. He writes t...

Bookshelf: Barking up the Wrong Tree
Jeffrey RoyJeffrey Roy (64)

Jeffrey Roy is Professor in the School of Public Administration at Dalhousie University...

Skills Development and Digital Literacy
Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Missed it?
read_err:http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/feeds/verticals/canada-politics/index.xml read_err:http://www.macleans.ca/politics/feed/