I am preparing to write a blog post about interview questions and techniques -- focusing on not only the good ones, but also when things went badly or even humorously. I will take examples from my own career (let's see, I had six court administrator jobs, so got lots of practice interviewing from both sides … Continue reading Interviews help!
Social media have been used for many years now in the courts -- how is it working out? What are the things a court, judges, and staff should keep in mind to properly use social media?
The U.S. has a national and many state court systems -- are there any differences between them for a court administrator? Yes, but remember that a court is a court anywhere!
Key design considerations for performance appraisals, including appropriate use of rating scales, 360-degree evaluations, and more.
Most employee performance appraisal systems are terrible -- focusing on ongoing coaching and the individual employee, not the organization, are some critical elements.
Employee performance appraisals are at best mediocre, if not terrible-- and we persist in making them so. Why?
Situational Leadership is a helpful model to understand how to better supervise and lead staff by treating each as an individual.
"Fad Surfing" is the practice of managers adopting the latest management "fad" without critically thinking about whether it fits your organization.
Welcome to the launch of Vantage Point on the Court Leader website! The purpose of this blog is to explore ideas, present informative perspectives and conversations about court administration, including exemplary practices, and to elaborate on the importance of administration in the rule of law around the world. The primary author will be me, Norman … Continue reading Welcome to Vantage Point!