Category Archives: D. Government

083 – The Organization Whisperer

In this episode, I interview David Childs, Ph.D., who is the author of The Organization Whisperer: The 12 Core Actions that Ripple Excellence through your Organization. Join us as we explore key areas of focus for any organization.

The twelve core actions described in the book are:

    1. Communication;
    2. Worth;
    3. Purpose;
    4. Family;
    5. Decisions;
    6. Plan;
    7. Do;
    8. Measure;
    9. Processes;
    10. Resources;
    11. Relationships; and
    12. Habit.

Charles G. Chandler, Ph.D.

Links to resources mentioned in this episode:

The Organization Whisperer (the website)
The Organization Whisperer (the book, on Amazon.com)
Organization Diagnostic Tool

047 – Water & Sewer Management (rerun)

Kerrville water treatment plant, which draws from the Guadalupe River
Kerrville water treatment plant, which draws from the Guadalupe River

In this episode I visit the City of Kerrville (Texas) to discuss the management of water and sewer services with Ms. Kristine Day (Deputy City Manager) and Mr. Stuart Barron (Director of Public Works).

Website for further information:
City of Kerrville: http://kerrvilletx.gov/index.aspx?NID=80

Charles G. Chandler, Ph.D.
cchandler@AssumptionAnalysis.com

046 Library management (rerun)

IMG_0514[1]In this episode, I interview Ms. Laura Bechtel, Library Director at the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library (Kerrville, Texas) to discuss the concept of excellence in library management, and what it means to be an effective library.

Charles G. Chandler, Ph.D.
cchandler@AssumptionAnalysis.com

Website for reference: Butt-Holdsworth Library

039 Airport management (rerun)

IMG_0484[1]In this podcast (originally broadcast in February 2016), I interview three guests regarding airport management. This was our first podcast exploring government agencies. Specific airports mentioned include the Kerrville Municipal Airport (KERV – Kerrville, TX), Stinson Municipal Airport (KSSF – San Antonio, TX), and Gillespie County Airport (T82 – Fredericksburg, TX).

Guests on this episode include Mr. Fred Vogt (airport consultant), Mr. Morris Martin (airport manager, KSSF), and Mr. Roger Hansen (airport manager, T82).

Websites for reference:
KERV: http://www.co.kerr.tx.us/airport/
KSSF: http://www.sanantonio.gov/SSF.aspx
T82: http://www.gillespiecounty.org/default.aspx?name=airport

Charles G. Chandler, Ph.D.
cchandler@AssumptionAnalysis.com

012 What is an effective library?

IMG_0514[1]In this episode, I interview Ms. Laura Bechtel, Library Director at the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library (Kerrville, Texas) to discuss the concept of excellence in library management, and what it means to be an effective library.

Charles G. Chandler, Ph.D.
cchandler@AssumptionAnalysis.com

Website for reference: Butt-Holdsworth Library

006 What does it take to manage city water & sewer services?

Kerrville water treatment plant, which draws from the Guadalupe River
Kerrville water treatment plant, which draws from the Guadalupe River
In this episode I visit the City of Kerrville (Texas) to discuss the management of water and sewer services with Ms. Kristine Day (Deputy City Manager) and Mr. Stuart Barron (Director of Public Works).

Website for further information:
City of Kerrville: http://kerrvilletx.gov/index.aspx?NID=80

Charles G. Chandler, Ph.D.
cchandler@AssumptionAnalysis.com

002 What does it take to manage an airport?

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Gillespie County Airport (Fredericksburg, Texas)
In this podcast I interview three guests regarding airport management. This is our first podcast exploring government agencies. Specific airports mentioned include the Kerrville Municipal Airport (KERV – Kerrville, TX), Stinson Municipal Airport (KSSF – San Antonio, TX), and Gillespie County Airport (T82 – Fredericksburg, TX).

Guests on this episode include Mr. Fred Vogt (airport consultant), Mr. Morris Martin (airport manager, KSSF), and Mr. Roger Hansen (airport manager, T82).

Websites for reference:
KERV: http://www.co.kerr.tx.us/airport/
KSSF: http://www.sanantonio.gov/SSF.aspx
T82: http://www.gillespiecounty.org/default.aspx?name=airport

Charles G. Chandler, Ph.D.
cchandler@AssumptionAnalysis.com