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The effective use of a parallel organization is a change mechanism for higher performance

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What to do when personal intersects with professional

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How I engage the community as the assistant chief administrative officer

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A key distinction in the council-manager form of government

Complete Listing of Award Winners

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ICMA recognizes the many achievements of its members through award programs that highlight extraordinary accomplishments as well as dedicated service to the profession.

PM Special Supplement on Racial and Social Justice This award-winning special edition features observations and commentary from local government leaders. Read the Supplement
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Public Management (PM) is the official, award-winning magazine of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), with a track record of 100 years as a trusted source of local government management information. PM is dedicated exclusively to the public sector practitioner. Designed for quick and informative reading, articles deal with issues of common concern to local government managers and administrators. [Read More]

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