Posts tagged “civil servants”
August 19, 2013
The Volcker Alliance, named after Paul Volcker, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, was created to:
“improve public administration and implementation of policies and by doing so advance the public interest to improve protections and services for the people. Public trust means more people will participate in governmental decisions and hold government officials responsive and accountable.”
To some extent, the emphasis on education and understanding–that leads to participation is new. The Volcker Alliance is an important example of what should be done to help advance our society.
“Mr. Volcker, who says he wishes to “rekindle intellectual, practical, and academic interest in the ‘nuts and bolts’ of government”
The article continues to go on and identify that there are individuals that get acknowledged for being deserving civil servants, however of course there are so many more that go unrecognized.