Public Sector Trends
Phelps 2020 Public Sector Trend Check
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Trend #1 Public sector organizations are continually faced with budget constraints, often needing to find new and creative ways to deliver results.
Human Resource Implication: Public sector leaders need to embrace digital transformation, adaptive approaches and remain agile in order to experiment, fail fast and adjust in order to keep moving the organization forward.
Trend #2 Partnerships and collaboration are essential and are an effective way to improve outcomes and service delivery.
Human Resources Implication: In order to make progress, the best public sector leaders are working together and ignoring traditional boundaries. This has changed their approach from ‘direct’ organisational leadership to ‘networked’ leadership.
Trend #3 Amplified complexity needs leadership styles that embrace uncertainty, ask the challenging questions, and don’t look for easy answers.
Human Resource Implication: Organizations require leaders who have risen through a technical or specialist route, who likely have a far broader set of skills and mindsets.