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Managing Community and Economic Development Staff

May 16, 2019

This is part of a series of posts on the topic of leadership and management as applied to community and economic development, authored by UNC School of Government faculty member Willow Jacobson. Community and economic development (CED) professionals are often responsible for managing and coordinatin … Continued

Why’d She Do That? Explaining Workplace Behavior and Why It Matters to Organizations

September 9, 2014

Community and economic development professionals, in working to accomplish their goals, must often lead and manage organizations. In recognition of that fact, this post is offered as part of series on leadership and management, written by faculty and staff who focus on those topics at the UNC School … Continued

Can you manage the organizational culture of your local Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board?

May 13, 2014

An organizational culture will be established or will occur… be proactive.    Elected leaders in Oceanboro promised voters that they would transform the way economic development services are delivered in the city—incentive policies, support for entrepreneurs, and new industrial sites—but they haven’ … Continued