Court leaders are increasingly responsible for court performance and accountability. This article reviews why leaders should embrace the use of performance measures.
Court leaders increasingly consider the use of performance measures to be accountable, make operational decisions, and demonstrate performance. This competency reviews skill areas to practice accountability and court performance.
Courts are finding themselves interacting with unlikely collaborators. This presents an interesting public relations opportunity. This article recaps actions that might be useful when partnering with different players.
Court leaders are now facing a different type of public relations challenge and opportunity - that of increased collaboration with others - both inside and outside of the justice system.
Court administrator leadership responsibilities are multi-faceted and wide ranging. Court leaders are called upon to demonstrate a mastery of skills and professional competencies. Administrative duties range from caseflow management, to human resource and fiscal management, and to facility and security oversight. Increasingly, court leaders are also called upon to administer technology, collaborate and coordinate with … Continue reading Court Leadership – Responsibilities and Skills that are Varied and Diverse
It’s hard to deny that our interest is captivated on how we in courts adjust to the Coronavirus challenges: immediacy of operational changes, unfolding information, and an unknown and evolving nature of dealing with and creating a new work environment. Do these sound familiar with regards to what courts and court staff are facing? Courts, … Continue reading These Times Call for Adaptive Leadership!
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: April 9, 2020 Episode The Coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate and confound the country. It has been a mere ten weeks since the first case appeared in the United States. This week our panelists talk about communicating in the crisis. How does your court communicate with employees and with justice system … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? – Thursday, April 9, 2020 Episode
Effective verbal communication is critical to the success of every leader. The most important part is listening, far more than speaking. This post outlines how listening is the key.
September 30, 2019 news headline: “Kansas federal judge reprimanded for sexual misconduct.” The Judicial Council of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued the public reprimand (the most severe sanction it could impose) after an extensive investigation of employee complaints. Closer to home, a local court administrator was terminated recently after many years of inappropriate … Continue reading Workplace Civility — How is Your Court Doing?
Teamwork and cooperation is a fundamental value of the high-performing court. Here are the key elements that should be followed to at maximize teamwork and cooperation.