Government Executive - Managementhttp://www.govexec.com/management/News and analysis about running federal operationsen-usSat, 28 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400Is Hillary Clinton’s Famous Name Boosting Her in Early 2016 Polls?http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/hillary-clintons-famous-name-boosting-her-early-2016-polls/108406/Familiar names have tremendous psychological power.Brian Resnick, National JournalSat, 28 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/hillary-clintons-famous-name-boosting-her-early-2016-polls/108406/ManagementHillary Clinton's name has been familiar since she was residing in the White House with her husband Bill and their cat Socks in the 1990s.National ArchivesPhoto ID Cards Won't Stop Food Stamp Fraudhttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/photo-id-cards-wont-stop-food-stamp-fraud/108682/A new report finds that photo IDs cost more to implement than they save preventing fraud. And they make the program harder for beneficiaries to use.Kriston Capps, CityLabFri, 27 Mar 2015 16:47:59 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/photo-id-cards-wont-stop-food-stamp-fraud/108682/ManagementA sign touting use of SNAP benefits at a farmers market sits at a farmers market in Florida in 2012.USDA file photo'Harry, This Is Barack': Reid Gets a Surprise Call-in on Nevada Public Radiohttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/harry-barack-reid-gets-surprise-call-nevada-public-radio/108676/The Senate minority leader discussed his recent retirement announcement on KNPR's air Friday.Nora Kelly, National JournalFri, 27 Mar 2015 15:54:45 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/harry-barack-reid-gets-surprise-call-nevada-public-radio/108676/ManagementObama and Reid speak in 2010.Pete Souza/White House file photoStruggling Agencies Turn to Fortune 500 Leaders for Advice on Boosting Employee Moralehttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/struggling-agencies-turn-fortune-500-leaders-advice-boosting-employee-morale/108664/Advisory board members say private-public cooperation helps to erase image of 'dumb, lazy' civil servants.Eric KatzFri, 27 Mar 2015 15:21:22 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/struggling-agencies-turn-fortune-500-leaders-advice-boosting-employee-morale/108664/Managementrangizzz / Shutterstock.com4 Ways to Engage the Next Generation of Government Talenthttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/4-ways-engage-next-generation-government-talent/108619/Attracting millennials will require a culture change.Miranda AshbyFri, 27 Mar 2015 12:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/4-ways-engage-next-generation-government-talent/108619/Management - Promising PracticesBoumen Japet/Shutterstock.comWe’re Closer Than Ever to an Ebola Vaccinehttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/were-closer-ever-ebola-vaccine/108577/An international team led by National Institutes of Health’s researcher Andrea Marzi and University of Wisconsin’s Peter Halfmann has developed a whole virus vaccine.Annalisa Merelli, QuartzThu, 26 Mar 2015 16:41:19 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/were-closer-ever-ebola-vaccine/108577/ManagementA Defense Department medical support team augmentation class trains on Ebola response in 2014 in Texas.Senior Airman Westin Warburton/Air ForceFive of Government's Top Social Media Accountshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/five-governments-top-social-media-accounts/108538/Some agencies offer models for building a trusted brand online.Chelsea MatzenThu, 26 Mar 2015 15:15:42 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/five-governments-top-social-media-accounts/108538/Management - Promising PracticesQuka/Shutterstock.comIf Cruz Is ‘on Obamacare,’ So Are His 2016 Rivalshttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/if-cruz-obamacare-so-are-his-2016-rivals/108520/Ted Cruz is not the first Republican to get covered through the exchanges—which was a Republican’s mandate.Sam Baker, National JournalThu, 26 Mar 2015 10:12:28 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/if-cruz-obamacare-so-are-his-2016-rivals/108520/Managementtxking / Shutterstock.com file photoObama: Obamacare Works, Beyond a 'Shred of a Doubt'http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/obama-obamacare-works-beyond-shred-doubt/108463/The president accused the Republicans of making false promises about the law and criticized them for failing to offer a "credible" alternative.Sam Baker and Caitlin Owens, National JournalWed, 25 Mar 2015 16:06:20 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/obama-obamacare-works-beyond-shred-doubt/108463/ManagementDrop of Light / Shutterstock.comFuture of the Postal Service: End the Monopoly or Grow New Business? http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/future-postal-service-end-monopoly-or-grow-new-business/108460/Experts debate how USPS should adapt to evolving fiscal reality.Eric KatzWed, 25 Mar 2015 15:40:19 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/future-postal-service-end-monopoly-or-grow-new-business/108460/ManagementCarolyn Kaster/APOMB Ratchets Up Pressure on Agencies to Reduce Office Spacehttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/omb-ratchets-pressure-agencies-reduce-office-space/108421/New national strategy goes beyond “Freeze the Footprint” effort.Charles S. ClarkWed, 25 Mar 2015 13:19:05 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/omb-ratchets-pressure-agencies-reduce-office-space/108421/ManagementHitdelight / Shutterstock.comBatter Up: 5 Things Workforce Planners Can Learn From Fantasy Baseballhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/batter-5-things-workforce-planners-can-learn-fantasy-baseball/108418/Drafting the best people for your team isn't a one-and-done event.Paul EderWed, 25 Mar 2015 12:58:19 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/batter-5-things-workforce-planners-can-learn-fantasy-baseball/108418/Management - Promising PracticesBrocreative/Shutterstock.comDept. of Common Sense: Don’t Watch Porn on a Government Computerhttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/dept-common-sense-dont-watch-porn-government-computer/108391/Panel advances legislation that specifically prohibits feds from viewing pornography on government devices.Kellie LunneyWed, 25 Mar 2015 12:01:10 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/dept-common-sense-dont-watch-porn-government-computer/108391/ManagementRep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., introduced the bill, which he said should not be necessary. J. Scott Applewhite/AP file photoSurvey: Feds Favor Face-to-Face Meetings Over Videoconferencinghttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/survey-feds-favor-face-face-meetings-over-videoconferencing/108328/Meeting-planning industry offers data to counter travel budget cuts.Charles S. ClarkTue, 24 Mar 2015 17:08:17 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/survey-feds-favor-face-face-meetings-over-videoconferencing/108328/ManagementMatej Kastelic / Shutterstock.comPlan to Reorganize Agriculture Department Unit Surprises Lawmakerhttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/plan-reorganize-agriculture-department-unit-surprises-lawmaker/108286/House chairman Aderholt questions fate of Rural Business-Cooperative Service.Charles S. ClarkTue, 24 Mar 2015 14:05:27 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/plan-reorganize-agriculture-department-unit-surprises-lawmaker/108286/Managementantb / Shutterstock.comSeeking Ambassadors of Performance and Resultshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/seeking-ambassadors-performance-and-results/108208/Program aims to build a culture of data-based decision-making.John Kamensky, IBM Center for the Business of GovernmentTue, 24 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/seeking-ambassadors-performance-and-results/108208/Management - Promising Practiceshxdbzxy/Shutterstock.comObama Promises to Veto Any Spending Bill With Sequestration Cutshttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/obama-promises-veto-any-spending-bill-sequestration-cuts/108223/Republicans propose drastic cuts to agency rolls and employee compensation, setting up fiscal showdown with White House.Eric KatzMon, 23 Mar 2015 16:48:13 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/obama-promises-veto-any-spending-bill-sequestration-cuts/108223/ManagementSusan Walsh/APAre You the Fire Hose or the Nozzle?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/03/are-you-fire-hose-or-nozzle/108178/Don't flood the zone with your thoughts without knowing what you want to accomplish.Scott EblinMon, 23 Mar 2015 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/03/are-you-fire-hose-or-nozzle/108178/Management - Executive CoachAnne Greenwood/Shutterstock.comSix Things You Can Do in 15 Minutes or Less to Be More Productivehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/six-things-you-can-do-15-minutes-or-less-be-more-productive/108181/Take time out to focus and become a better leader.Mary Jo AsmusMon, 23 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/six-things-you-can-do-15-minutes-or-less-be-more-productive/108181/Management - Promising Practicesleungchopan/Shutterstock.comAll the Reasons Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are So Happy at Workhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/all-reasons-why-emotionally-intelligent-people-are-so-happy-work/108169/Making yourself happy doesn’t just improve your performance; it’s also good for your health.Travis Bradberry, QuartzMon, 23 Mar 2015 10:27:29 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/03/all-reasons-why-emotionally-intelligent-people-are-so-happy-work/108169/Management - Promising Practicesdocstockmedia/Shutterstock.com5 Years In, 5 Busted Predictions About Obamacarehttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/5-years-5-busted-predictions-about-obamacare/108166/The health care law is defying Democrats’ dreams and Republicans’ warnings.Sam Baker, National JournalMon, 23 Mar 2015 10:23:30 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/5-years-5-busted-predictions-about-obamacare/108166/Managementtxking / Shutterstock.comSeventeen Years Later, Monica Lewinsky Has Taken on the Culture of Humiliation — and Wonhttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/seventeen-years-later-monica-lewinsky-has-taken-culture-humiliation-and-won/108114/"Shame cannot survive empathy" Lewinsky said.Annalisa Merelli, QuartzSat, 21 Mar 2015 11:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/seventeen-years-later-monica-lewinsky-has-taken-culture-humiliation-and-won/108114/ManagementTED via YouTubeObama Meets With Senior Execs to Encourage ‘Bold and Aggressive’ Reformshttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/obama-meets-with-senior-execs-to-encourage-bold-and-aggressive-reforms/108123/Advisory group is working to make public service cool again.Eric KatzFri, 20 Mar 2015 18:01:38 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/obama-meets-with-senior-execs-to-encourage-bold-and-aggressive-reforms/108123/ManagementJacquelyn Martin/APIs Commerce’s Technical Information Service a Dinosaur in the Internet Age?http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/commerces-technical-information-service-dinosaur-internet-age/108105/Senators reintroduce plan to kill the department’s purveyor of technical documents.Charles S. ClarkFri, 20 Mar 2015 15:50:11 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/commerces-technical-information-service-dinosaur-internet-age/108105/ManagementSens. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., (left) and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., want to "abolish" the agency. J. Scott Applewhite/APBiden: House GOP Budget Would Eliminate Programs for Female Victims of Violencehttp://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/biden-house-gop-budget-would-eliminate-programs-female-victims-violence/108108/The vice president spoke at a national conference on the relationship between domestic violence and health care in Washington.Nora Kelly, National JournalFri, 20 Mar 2015 15:42:46 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/03/biden-house-gop-budget-would-eliminate-programs-female-victims-violence/108108/Management"Remember, you doctors, you nurses, you health care providers," that "years ago, an insurance company could deny health coverage for a woman victim of violence because it was a preexisting condition," Biden said.Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP