June/July 2009 Go Pro
- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 1st June 2009
Demonstrating the value of procurement: A call to actionToday’s public sector agencies are facing fiscal constraints unlike anything experienced in decades. As a result, agencies are taking a hard look at how taxpayer-generated funds are allocated across the organization and examining the value derived from every organizational unit. The current economic reality is both an opportunity and a call to action to demonstrate […]
Procurement Ponderable: Dealing with anxiety and depressionIt is essential for people to reach out for support should they find themselves struggling with anxiety or depression and to encourage others who are struggling with those disorders.
Heroic: Massachusetts’ procurement response to the pandemic crisisPerhaps the most important lesson that a purchasing professional can learn from the Massachusetts experience is that leadership is about celebrating your teammates’ successes rather than your own
Promoting municipal employees’ volunteer effortsResearch shows when companies support employee participation in volunteer activities, employees’ pride in the company increases, as well as employee engagement, performance, commitment and job satisfaction.