Government Executive - Management and analysis about running federal operationsen-usTue, 16 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0400The Way HR Works Needs to Change resource offices need to deal with big data better.Jayson Saba, QuartzTue, 16 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesBrian A Jackson/Shutterstock.comGuess Where the Government Ranks in Customer Satisfaction? could better serve citizens and businesses by streamlining websites.Lara ShaneTue, 16 Sep 2014 12:21:44 -0400 - Promising PracticesMonakhova Irina/ShutterstockPatent Office Confirms Concerns Over Telework Fraud chiefs says new policies were implemented to curb abuse.Charles S. ClarkMon, 15 Sep 2014 17:12:04 -0400 Brandon/AP file photoAgencies Are Increasingly Dismissing Discrimination Claims for the Wrong Reasons is reversing nearly half of dismissals; USPS and Army among the worst offenders.Eric KatzMon, 15 Sep 2014 16:13:01 -0400​Without Users, Performance Measurement Is Useless meaningful metrics to the right people drives improvements.Shelley H. MetzenbaumMon, 15 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 - Promising Practiceseurobanks/Shutterstock.comThe Ultimate Office Perk: Not Having an Office makers of WordPress learned the secret to employee happiness years ago.Aimee Groth, QuartzMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesNonwarit/Shutterstock.comBernie Sanders May Challenge Hillary Clinton in 2016 Bernie Sanders says he's considering running for president in 2016. But will he do it as an independent or as a Democrat?Allen McDuffee, The WireMon, 15 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0400 user sdmcWant to Be Happier? Try Walking Even Part of the Way to Work research concludes that an active commute may be as important to well-being as marriage or a pay raise.Sam Sturgis, CityLabMon, 15 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400 - Promising Practicespixinoo/Shutterstock.comThe NFL Shows That Culture Change (or Lack of It) Starts at the Top has to be alignment between what you’re asking people to do and what you do.Scott EblinMon, 15 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400 - Executive CoachDavid Lee/Shutterstock.comMitt Romney's Friends Keep Pushing Him to Run for President have Hillary Clinton, but Republicans still lack a clear 2016 frontrunner to direct their speculation toward.Arit John, The WireSat, 13 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Dryfhout / file photoThe Upside of Pessimism theory of defensive pessimism suggests that imagining—and planning for—worst-case scenarios can be more effective than trying to think positively.Olga Khazan, The AtlanticFri, 12 Sep 2014 16:48:26 -0400 - Promising PracticesPressmaster/Shutterstock.comWhy Every Executive Needs to Be Both a Hedgehog and a Fox’s critical to focus on the details and the big picture.Robert D. Behn, John F. Kennedy School of GovernmentFri, 12 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesChepko Danil Vitalevich/Shutterstock.comThe Complete Guide to Being on Time't overload your schedule and make better use of your time.Jeanne Kim, QuartzFri, 12 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesOllyy/Shutterstock.com3 Ways to Keep Stress From Poisoning Your Work Environment’t lead your team to the breaking point., Corner AllianceFri, 12 Sep 2014 09:52:17 -0400 - Promising PracticespzAxe/Shutterstock.comWill Congress Save the U.S. Postal Service? behind-the-scenes look at lawmakers’ inability to move forward on a desperately-needed overhaul.Eric KatzFri, 12 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0400 Margot/AP file photoThey Crossed the Border as Unaccompanied Minors to Reunite With Their Mom"I was very, very scared. I came with people I didn't know."Reena Flores and Alexia Campbell, National JournalThu, 11 Sep 2014 20:00:00 -0400 Flores/National JournalHomeland Security Outfits Homes for Ariz. Employees With Fancy Countertops, Walk-in Pantries and border agency paid a premium for land and unnecessary amenities, watchdog says.Kellie LunneyThu, 11 Sep 2014 16:14:30 -0400 amenities in the homes in Ajo, Arizona, included stainless steel appliances, the IG found. Elena Elisseeva/Shutterstock.comVeterans and the Environment Are Winners in Latest Agency Management Efforts director touts progress toward agency performance goals.Charles S. ClarkThu, 11 Sep 2014 14:12:54 -0400 Interior Department has expanded permits for renewable energy development, as part of agency performance goals. majeczka / Shutterstock.comNetworking Can Make People Feel Physically Dirty shows schmoozing for career growth can make your skin crawl—literally. It doesn't have to be that way.Laura Bliss, CityLabThu, 11 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 - Promising Practices Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock.comFormer FBI Director Will Review NFL's Handling of Ray Rice Incident investigation will be independent, overseen by two owners not directly involved in the Rice incident.Polly Mosendz, The WireThu, 11 Sep 2014 10:11:19 -0400 Dharapak/APCutting Red Tape: It's Time to Sweat the Small Stuff program waste is easy to see, but don't overlook the daily complexities.Steve GoodrichThu, 11 Sep 2014 09:30:57 -0400 - Promising PracticesPicsfive/Shutterstock.comThe Complete Guide to Having a Productive Weekend up and stay away from monotony are just two of the tips.Jeanne Kim, QuartzThu, 11 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesNaps are a good way to enhance performance and restore alertness, according to the National Sleep Foundation. lightwavemedia/Shutterstock.comObamacare Hasn’t Driven Up Employers' Health Care Premiums health care coverage is seeing modest price increases.Sam Baker, National JournalWed, 10 Sep 2014 16:26:12 -0400 sign advertising the administration's health care marketplace is shown in Chicago in 2013. HHS Henry Kissinger and Hillary Clinton Continue Crushing on Each Other said Clinton ran the State Department more effectively than he did.David Ludwig, The WireWed, 10 Sep 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Kissinger and Hillary Clinton speak during an interview with Charlie Rose in 2011.Alex Brandon/AP file photo8 a.m. Is the Most Anxious Hour Text Line's data troves reveal the times of day and days of the week when we feel bullied, depressed, or alone.Olga Khazan, The AtlanticWed, 10 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 - Promising Practiceshikrcn/