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Department of Homeland Security

Freakonomics/SuperFreakonomics - Essential Books For Management

Action. That's what we need to do. Don't think about it. Just do it. Too often we, the government, jump in with both barrels blazing so that we can be seen as doing something. We measure things...just so that we can say we're measuring. It seems we don't stop to think about the consequences/results of our activities.

This is true for all government activities, large and small.

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Department of Defense

Lower Promotion Rates

There is an ongoing problem in the USAF. Many of our "leaders" have failed to reach their projected rank MULTIPLE times. Some of them have been given 3 or 4 chances to pass their promotion test and continue to fail. Many finally make it after the upper management "pulls strings" for them. Sadly, most of these people are poor leaders as reflected in their inability to study, plan and pass their tests. Instead of thanking... more »

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EXOP - Office of the Vice President

2) Eliminate unnecessary spending and cost of project failures a

Without Transparency and sharing of clear, accurate, and real information, excessive amount of money is wasted on programs that are either not needed, terminated, or continued based on bad information. Allow leaders and managers to step down from their positions if they are not committed to finding facts, seeking multidimensional inputs, and not simply making their decisions based on numbers and counts reported by the... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Leadership and Management Improvement

Adopt and Create a lead/manage up as well as down mentality/philosophy. Leadership and Management is everyones responsibility. No matter our position, title or level. The most effective and efficient companys and orgs realize this and champion this on a daily basis.

 

This coupled with a sense of ownership and pride will help you development unstoppable and successful teams.

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