Leadership

Managers, Err On The Side Of Too Much Communication

COMMENTARY | It's better for managers to give employees too much communication than too little, researchers report.

The Perks of Positivity May Depend on Race and Culture

The supposedly universal benefits of positivity may not generalize across races, research indicates.

‘Historic’ Funding to Help Struggling Farmers, Develop New Ag Leaders

“The idea here obviously is to enlarge the number of people that are engaged in this very important occupation and calling,” U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said.

Wanted: The Best Local Government Workplaces

Engaging Local Government Leaders is accepting applications for its annual awards program honoring the best city and county governments to work for.

How Employee Well-Being May Improve With a 4-Day Workweek

A new Gallup poll takes a look, but also finds that worker engagement doesn't necessarily rise by shaving a day from the standard full-time schedule.

Here are 10 of the Most Fashionable Mayors in the US

Leading a city government can involve all kinds of political and policy challenges, but these mayors are doing the job in style.

Transportation Secretary Pushes for Government Support for Vehicle Innovation

Pete Buttigieg doubled down on the government's role in fostering a strong environment for emerging tech like electric cars and buses and automated vehicles. 

Drought-Stricken Western Towns Say No to Developers

“We need to protect the people who live here before we let more people come in.”

Caught in the Cycle of ‘Urgent Over Important’? This Leadership Strategy Can Help

COMMENTARY | A data-driven approach to governing, PerformanceStat is an effective way to focus on long-term challenges.