Connecting with the skills for public service leadership
Mega-ConnEX is an annual speed networking event organized by the Health Canada Young Professionals Network which connects young professionals and public sector senior executives. This event, loosely modelled on the ‘speed dating’ process, allows participants to network with senior executives in rapid succession.
Reimagining human resources
When it comes to the future of human resources, there seems to be consensus among researchers, consultants and professionals that HR’s value proposition will be increasingly linked to its professionals’ level of awareness of the business challenges and to their ability to find people solutions to organizational issues.
Is there a need for lean in the public sector?
Is change management in the public sector really different?
There have been a great number of change initiatives in the federal public service in recent years, whether characterized as transformative change, reform, renewal, or reorganization, and new initiatives, such as Blueprint 2020, continue to be put forward.
Project Management Methodology: Make it both off-the-rack…and bespoke
Turning complexity into dexterity
The Business Information Model, Part 3: Records keeping and new technologies
How to measure influence on policy
Getting a clear definition of policy processes and functions can be difficult. A quick perusal of popular definitions suggests that policy processes involve problem identification, policy development – which may include research, advice, consensus building and advocacy, policy implementation and evaluation – as well as other activities.
I had a fascinating month of reading. I am smack dab in the middle of Todd Gitlin’s book Letters to…