To enhance New York City’s services, local government must focus on management rather than politics and substance and outcomes rather than image and public relations.
Organizational Management Archives - State of the Planet
The consequences of climate change are particularly salient for young people, who have only known a world under constant change. They see the crowded and endangered planet they are set to inherit and are motivated to try to protect it.
The heart of the challenge of sustainable supply chains is that “out of sight” can no longer mean “out of mind.”
Effective management now requires an understanding of the importance of place to organizational mission and strategy.
Sometimes the quest for public service can lead people to cut corners on the way they work to achieve what they believe are critical goals.
There is a great deal of momentum behind the return to the office, but I know that office will never be the same.
The next four years should undo the damage of the past four years and put America back on the path of effective environmental policy.
My hope is that when we elect our new mayor during the June Democratic primary, we elect a leader who is ready to ask all of us “not what New York City can do for us, but what we can do for New York City.”
Today, most of those running sustainability units are trained in other fields. As they retire they will be replaced by well-trained sustainability professionals.
For a mayor who talks about equity and income inequality, he should remember that parks are one of the few services we already have that provide a measure of equality, access and opportunity for all. They should be treasured rather than trashed.