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ICMA's services and resources provide a global context for over 400 members outside the United States representing over 30 countries.
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Groups provide local government professionals the opportunity to connect with colleagues, discuss a shared interest, or collaborate on a project.
Resources for short and long term emergency management can be located within this ICMA Smart Search.
From Life, Well Run comes six stories of managers bringing their communities through disasters to a more sustainable future.
ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director Karen Daly has collected accounts from several managers, most of whom are still grappling with the long-term recovery process.
A precise definition of engagement will vary from organization to organization, but three factors are critical to creating and maintaining a workplace where people want to be.
An open line of communication - and responsiveness to it - in turn, creates public trust and improves the services that a community provides.
Examples of local governments that are making the best use of technology with minimal cost, and they talk about the reasons why.
Social capital with employees requires a clear and compelling mission, effective teamwork, and trust between employees and management.
The USAID/SURGE project, in which ICMA is an implementing partner, has worked to strengthen economic growth in the Philippines.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross could pursue new reasons for adding the question.
ICMA’s Municipal Form of Government survey has been conducted nine times since 1974.