Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – May 2022 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM This episode of A Question of Ethics will continue to explore diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and NACM’s commitment to helping provide equal justice. This session was recorded after the Ethics Subcommittee Conference Call on April 28th, 2022. … Continue reading Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: Political Agendas and Affirmative Action
The Great Resignation: How Has It Affected the Courts?
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: April 19, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM One unintended consequence of the COVID pandemic has been a phenomenon called “The Great Resignation.” Large numbers of American workers have either quit their jobs or (after being laid off) have chosen not to return to their previous employer. CBS News … Continue reading The Great Resignation: How Has It Affected the Courts?
Courts of Record, Judicial Selection, Should Everyone Get a Lawyer? What Can We Learn from Challenges Local Courts Face Every Day?
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: August 17, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Local Courts can offer incredible opportunity for both defendants and for the community. They are positioned precisely at a point to curtail dangerous behavior before it grows worse. The array of problem-solving courts nationally, often managed on a shoestring budget, is … Continue reading Courts of Record, Judicial Selection, Should Everyone Get a Lawyer? What Can We Learn from Challenges Local Courts Face Every Day?
The Future is Hybrid – Are You Ready?
Hybrid work (a blend of virtual and in-office) is going to be a major feature of the post-COVID-19 world, including the courts. What are the reasons for this, and what can court leaders do to plan and manage the transition to a hybrid workplace?
The Court Leader – Be an “Operations Whisperer”
Court leaders benefit from being knowledgable about all operational areas. This post offers actions for a court leader who does not know all tasks in detail.
Court Leadership – The Competency of Operations Management
Court operations management is central for court leaders; this competency summarizes operational elements.
Leadership and Accountability
Court leaders are increasingly responsible for court performance and accountability. This article reviews why leaders should embrace the use of performance measures.
Court Leadership – the Competency of Accountability and Court Performance
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.
These Times Call for Adaptive Leadership!
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 Leadership – the Competency of Leadership
This website is titled "courtleader." It is fitting, therefore, to examine a variety of aspects and competencies regarding court leadership. We start by noting that the National Association for Court Management, NACM, has published what is known as Core Competencies that court leaders need to know and be able to do. These competencies apply to … Continue reading Court Leadership – the Competency of Leadership