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Burn Bag: Where taking "open door" seriously can ruin corridor reputation ... oh woe!

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When management at your post in crisis tells you they have an open door and want to know how people are feeling, then tells you your (widely shared) concern is insignificant and you are ruining your corridor reputation by bringing it up.

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Foreign Service

Top Ten Tips for governing an organization using KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)

You may use these steps after setting your strategy (See prior post “10 Steps to create an effective Product Strategy”). Once you have identified your strategy and assigned resources aligned with your budget, you need the right governance to ensure delivery against plan. 337 more words

Leadership And Management

Only 1 in 6 Employees Believe State Dept Senior Leadership Understands FS Work/Life Challenges

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Via afsa.org:

In 2014, the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) commissioned a third-party survey to better understand members’ views of AFSA as a professional association and union, as well as their opinions on AFSA’s advocacy and labor management priorities.   142 more words

State Department

Saturday Period 2 - A Conference? Really? What use is that?

So, what is so good about conferences. When you have a stack of work to do and a family and heck there is all that stuff on work life balance, why oh why attend a conference in London Thought I might try to justify this to myself as I return home from ASCL 2015 or #ascl2015 as we tweeters say! 1,320 more words

Leadership And Management

Autocratic Leadership Style versus Participative Leadership Style

Leadership has been defined as “The process of influencing group activities towards the accomplishment of Goals in a given situation.” The leadership quality, which is manifested in the workplace has a lot to do with the attainment of organizational goals and objectives. 409 more words

Business Management

School-university partnerships: fragile and fragmented, but still worth fighting for

Toby Greany

It’s no great secret that partnerships between schools and universities are in a state of flux. Historical relationships are being reshaped by the push for a… 1,138 more words

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