Monthly Archives: September 2014

Kudzu-like Government Thwarts Cutbacks

     It’s budget time again for the Mississippi Legislature.      More money is needed to fund schools, community colleges, universities, highways, Medicaid, Corrections, public safety, mental health, and so on.       Oh, and a tax cut too. … Continue reading

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Schools vs. Tax Cut Rumble Looms for Legislature

Are you ready to rumble? In one corner stand Governor Phil Bryant, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves, and their allies who want to cut taxes. In the other corner stand the champions for fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) … Continue reading

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Recurrent National Searches Suggest Management Problems

Organizations that regularly announce “national searches” to replace CEOs tend to have internal management problems. High performing organizations tend to promote from within. Consider our universities. The IHL Board has long been the king of national searches, with mixed results. … Continue reading

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