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K&P leadership series: Challenging the process

September 14, 2021

You were just promoted to your first management position. Congratulations! Now comes your opportunity to emulate the qualities you appreciated in your previous managers, and maybe avoid the qualities you didn’t admire. Either way, you are excited about the opportunities ahead, and hopefully, you recognize that you have big shoes to fill.

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Washington State Auditor’s Office issues first workplace culture audit

September 13, 2021

Today the Office of the Washington State Auditor released a first-of-its-kind performance audit in the state: an in-depth review of a large state agency’s workplace culture. The audit of the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) is also one of the first of its kind in the nation to use the tools of government performance auditing to examine how work environment affects an agency’s ability to fulfill its mission.

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K&P leadership series: Inspiring a shared vision

August 31, 2021

What could be more rewarding than creating a strategic vision and leading a unified group into the future? The answer is walking with your group into a future that you designed together. That’s what is possible when you “Inspire a Shared Vision,” which is one of the five behaviors in the Kouzes and Posner (K&P) Leadership Challenge.

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