Cross-Generational Workforces

Posted by Sharon Harris on May 6, 2019 at 11:28 AM

Key Considerations in High Profile Critical Incidents

Posted by Richard Spiers on April 23, 2019 at 3:23 PM

Creating an Atmosphere of Accountability

Posted by Randy Anderson on April 3, 2018 at 8:03 PM

Shedding Light on Sunshine Laws

Posted by Michael and Mark on February 14, 2018 at 11:05 AM

Sunshine laws are intended to promote transparency in government by requiring that information about government activities be made available to the public. Public access to this information allows citizens to make informed judgments and identify corruption and waste. Consequently, sunshine laws are critical to maintaining accountability, trust and efficiency in government.

Benefits and Challenges of Government Social Media Use

Posted by Thom Rickert on January 17, 2018 at 11:51 AM

Just as fictional TV newsman Ted Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show had humble beginnings (“It all started at a 5,000 watt radio station in Fresno, California”), so did social media.

Two Major Risks in Today's Workplace and Three Strategies for Overcoming Them

Posted by Randy Anderson on September 20, 2016 at 11:45 AM

Communication problems and unresolved conflict in the workplace may be two of your biggest risks. Whether you are trying to convey policies, proper methodologies, expectations, or coaching, the ability to communicate effectively often proves to be a limiting factor for many people – especially managers and supervisors. If you are a great communicator, then you can develop broad influence and deep impact. If you struggle to be engaging, compelling and memorable, then you will likely experience and cause a lot of frustration for yourself and the people with whom you work.

Planning for a Communications Failure

Posted by Ken Reid on March 8, 2016 at 10:10 AM

In the event you need to engage your Emergency Operations Plan (EOP), Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), or Orders of Succession (OOS), do you also have a plan to ensure your communications capabilities? This can happen in the event that cell or internet service is overloaded or down, making your communications facility inoperable, whether your needs are short or long-range.

Safety Committee Formation

Posted by Marilyn Rivers on November 3, 2015 at 1:12 PM

Do you feel like you stand alone trying to make folks understand that there are more constructive ways to solve a problem than by sweeping it under a rug? Do you get that pesky knock at the door the same time your office and your mobile phone rings, giving you that sinking feeling your day is about to go sideways? I know I do. Public entity risk management can be a lonesome proposition. So let’s try and shake off that loneliness and think about how we can create partnerships through safety committees.