Government Executive - Management Mattershttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/Practical advice for federal leaders on managing people, processes and projects.en-usWed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500Cost-Cutting Moves Could Spare Relocation Programshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2013/01/cost-cutting-moves-could-spare-relocation-programs/60804/As agencies review travel budgets, they must preserve workforce mobility.Linda Rothleder, Rothleder Associates Inc.Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2013/01/cost-cutting-moves-could-spare-relocation-programs/60804/Management - Management MattersEven in a Second Term, Expect New Appointeeshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2013/01/even-second-term-expect-new-appointees/60686/While the transition surely will be on a smaller scale, federal managers still have to prepare for new leadership and shifting priorities.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2013/01/even-second-term-expect-new-appointees/60686/Management - Management MattersPablo Martinez Monsivais/APBudgeting for Mobile Computinghttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2013/01/computing-fly/60551/Agencies are confronting a new expense -- mobile management services.Bob BrewinWed, 09 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2013/01/computing-fly/60551/Management - Management MattersBrian TaylorCrafting Office Culturehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/12/crafting-office-culture/60252/Managers set the tone in the workplace and can create an environment that will keep employees happy and productive.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 19 Dec 2012 02:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/12/crafting-office-culture/60252/Management - Management MattersLuddites Can Still Be Good Managershttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/12/when-ignorance-bliss/60101/Technical expertise is no guarantee of success.Shane HarrisWed, 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/12/when-ignorance-bliss/60101/Management - Management MattersJon KrauseRethinking To-Do Listshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/12/listless-listing/59949/Traditional formats can set you up for failure and frustration.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 05 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/12/listless-listing/59949/Management - Management MattersMike AustinCould Social Networking Kill Email in the Office?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/11/one-voice/59759/The National Nuclear Security Administration aims to stop the barrage of useless messages with a workplace network.Joseph MarksWed, 28 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/11/one-voice/59759/Management - Management MattersWays to Improve Your Public Speakinghttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/11/10-ways-improve-your-public-speaking/59661/Techniques are just as important for addressing small groups as they are for large crowds.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/11/10-ways-improve-your-public-speaking/59661/Management - Management MattersHeymo/Shutterstock.comThe Power of Frequent Career-Building Chatshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/11/career-conversations/59490/Daily conversations can help employees grow—so they don’t go.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/11/career-conversations/59490/Management - Management MattersRichard MiaMaking IGs Part of the Solutionhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/11/making-auditors-part-solution/59314/Government watchdogs should be on the alert for successes, not just scandals.Gadi DechterWed, 07 Nov 2012 02:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/11/making-auditors-part-solution/59314/Management - Management Mattersandrea michele piacquadio/Shutterstock.comManaging Under the Specter of Sequestration http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/uprooting-agencies/59127/In the absence of guidance, the federal workforce wonders how to plan for looming spending cuts.Kellie LunneyWed, 31 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/uprooting-agencies/59127/Management - Management MattersC.J. Burton/CorbisManaging Spies and Civil Libertieshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/managing-spies-and-civil-liberties/58970/John DeLong, the National Security Agency’s first-ever compliance director, keeps citizens out of the crosshairs.Aliya SternsteinWed, 24 Oct 2012 02:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/managing-spies-and-civil-liberties/58970/Management - Management MattersJames KegleyIt Can Pay To Be Willing To Failhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/willing-fail/58811/Investing in innovation—even when ideas flop—has huge potential benefits.Joseph MarksWed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/willing-fail/58811/Management - Management MattersMelissa GoldenReining in Ragehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/reining-rage/58666/At best, workplace anger can harm your health and your job performance.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 10 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/reining-rage/58666/Management - Management MattersShutterstock.comWhat's Your Natural Leadership Style?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/professional-profiling/58524/Knowing this, and then mastering other techniques, can help you be your best.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 03 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/10/professional-profiling/58524/Management - Management MattersIvan ZoricLessons on Finding Fair Pay For Fedshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/09/fair-pay-feds/58338/Achieving consensus on compensation issues is challenging.Timothy B. ClarkWed, 26 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/09/fair-pay-feds/58338/Management - Management Mattersdiscpicture/Shutterstock.comTips on Talking to Your Employeeshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/09/tips-talking-your-employees/58203/Good communication can eliminate anxiety and promote performance.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 19 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/09/tips-talking-your-employees/58203/Management - Management MattersPhotodiscTaking Advantage of Twitterhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/09/taking-advantage-twitter/58019/The social network offers an unparalleled opportunity for federal managers.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 12 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/09/taking-advantage-twitter/58019/Management - Management MattersImage via 1000 Words/Shutterstock.comBefore Slashing Budgets, Find the Savingshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/09/slashing-budgets-find-savings/57850/Value-based contracts could be a boon for the federal government.John Goodman and Stephen PimpoWed, 05 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/09/slashing-budgets-find-savings/57850/Management - Management MattersPhotoXpressData Center Power http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/powering-down/57714/Consolidating data centers alone won’t eliminate costly electric bills.Joseph Marks, NextgovWed, 29 Aug 2012 02:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/powering-down/57714/Management - Management MattersShutterstock.comManaging Innovationhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/wanted-innovators/57569/Chief Technology Officer Todd Park taps industry's risk-takers to unleash creative solutions in government.Joseph Marks, NextgovWed, 22 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/wanted-innovators/57569/Management - Management MattersJames KegleyHow to Manage Remotelyhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/how-manage-remotely/57411/Many managers want to jump on the telework bandwagon themselves.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 15 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/how-manage-remotely/57411/Management - Management MattersPhotoXpressA Word About Leaks http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/word-about-leaks/57271/When is a secret no longer a secret? It depends on who’s talking.Shane HarrisWed, 08 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/word-about-leaks/57271/Management - Management MattersPhotoXpressHow to Ace Post-Award Contract Reviewshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/post-game-review/57135/Debriefings provide a unique opportunity to build credibility with industry.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/08/post-game-review/57135/Management - Management MattersKeeping Projects On Trackhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/07/keeping-projects-track/56976/When a major endeavor is coming off the rails, managers must act quickly and decisively to avoid failure.Elizabeth Newell JochumWed, 25 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2012/07/keeping-projects-track/56976/Management - Management Matters