Weekly Roundup – August 16th

Did you miss any of our posts this week? Don’t worry — we have a complete list here:

Editor-in-chief Toby Fyfe blogs about the notion of the leader as chef d’orchestre, and the possibility that anyone can be an effective leader.

Former public servant Tabatha Soltay blogs about boxes – how they constrain us, how we make them our own, and, ultimately, how she broke free of hers.

Toby Fyfe on the idea of the research unit, and how it can help city councils make responsible decisions about municipal growth.

Andrea Charron, deputy director of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at the University of Manitoba, talks about peace in the Arctic.

Part three of our interview with Mario Dion, Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, was posted: Restoring Trust.

John Wilkins of the Schulich School of Business argues that public policy is the “Fruit of the Spirit”, as it is the vehicle for progress.

Carleton University’s Leslie Pal introduces The Atlas of Public Management: a database of theory, practice and advice for public servants.

Staff writer Amy Allen talks about the benefits of an executive coach, the importance of technological literacy in leaders, and the effects of herd mentality on Internet comments.

We hope you all have a wonderful weekend.

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