Report: An Overview of Workforce Planning in the Public Sector

Workforce planning is commonly cited as the most challenging area of human resources for an organization. The problem has been exacerbated by the large volume of retirements and loss of knowledge as baby boomers reach retirement age. Organizations must analyze their current workforce and plan for future labor needs. The public sector has known about … Continue reading Report: An Overview of Workforce Planning in the Public Sector

E-government and Citizen Engagement

Technology has been a fundamental aspect of public administration since before public administration became a field of study (Shark, 2015). Electronic government, or e-government, has extended this technological tradition into the 21st century. Just as technology is a rapidly changing concept, the definition of e-government has expanded over time. Shark (2015) calls e-government “the business … Continue reading E-government and Citizen Engagement

Selected Factors That Influence Public Policy Development in the U.S.: A Civil Rights Case Study

Selected Factors That Influence Public Policy Development in the U.S.: A Civil Rights Case Study by Craig Goodwin-Ortiz de Leon The history of the fight for equality of civil rights in the United States reaches back to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in the late eighteenth century (Birkland, 2016). The idea of giving African-Americans … Continue reading Selected Factors That Influence Public Policy Development in the U.S.: A Civil Rights Case Study