Leadership

Executive Handbook

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Agency IT executives are subject to no shortage of federal regulations and congressional mandates, but the most important rules are often unwritten. This special feature fills in the gaps on everything from staff development and shared services to influencing policy and avoiding turkeys.

Because to lead real change and innovation, one must first know how to be a leader.

In the package:

How to spot a turkey farm

How to make the most of a mentor

How to share a service

How to join the Senior Executive Service

How to assess your team

How to influence policy

How to stay out of the weeds

How to learn from success

Plus, special commentaries:

How to foster better performance

How conformists can spark creativity

 

 

 

 

 

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