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Managing Government Employees: How to Motivate Your People, Deal with Difficult Issues, and Achieve Tangible Results

3.92 of 5 stars 3.92  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Managing government employees presents unique challenges. Government managers may feel that stringent and convoluted regulations mean they "can't do that." Some others may use that perception as a crutch. But the truth for all of them is, yes, they can "do that" -- and they'd better. "That" means managing employees as proactively and decisively as their corporate counterpa ...more
Hardcover, 223 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by AMACOM/American Management Association
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Thorough guide to managing a government agency

Even within the labyrinth of a government agency, a good manager can inspire people and get great results. Stewart Liff draws on his 32-year government career to show you how to increase the productivity of your government agency or organization. For instance, he explains how managers’ fear of taking decisive action can cause government inefficiencies, particularly in maintaining a responsive workforce. Liff provides detailed descriptions of typical
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A logical and well-thought out book for managing govt employees. Nothing within these pages is what I'd call a "hot tip." But the problem for most leaders is one of execution. Liff works through the basics and arms the reader with sage wisdom to best care for your employees. Recommend this book for all beginners and new middle level managers.
This book is about a man recounting his long career as a government supervisor and using his experience to help guide your actions. He has extensive expertise as a government supervisor and gives useful information on how to deal with the challenges of managing government employees.

It is only intended for a specific audience not much use for anyone who does not manage employees or is not going to be managing employees.

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Stewart Liff was born in Flushing, New York in 1951 and moved to Santa Clarita, California in 1994. A classically trained artist, he worked for the Federal government for 32 years, where he led several transformation efforts. One of them led to Vice President Al Gore presenting his office with his first Hammer Award for reinventing government. The second effort resulted in his office winning OPM's ...more
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