Booz Allen VP Ronald Sanders: Interagency Collaboration Is Key to Solving “Wicked” Crises

acquisitionRonald Sanders, a corporate vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, has co-edited a book that suggests methods to help government agencies hone leadership skills and build collaborative programs to address issues such as cybersecurity, FCW reported Wednesday.

Reid Davenport writes the book, titled “Tackling Wicked Government Problems: A Practical Guide for Developing Enterprise Leaders,” highlights the importance of collaboration within and across public-sector organizations in managing critical situations.

The publication cited the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Hurricane Katrina and the Haiti earthquake among “wicked” problems that could only be solved if federal agencies work as a team, according to FCW.

Booz Allen’s Sanders edited the book with Jackson Nickerson, a Washington University professor and nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

 

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