Monday, September 26, 2011
The GPRA (Government Performance and Results Act) Modernization Act of 2010 introduces a new requirement. Agencies must now conduct quarterly performance reviews of their most important goals.
Monday, September 19, 2011
All levels of government are under fiscal stress trying to meet greater demand for public assistance. This environment increases the magnitude of risk from improper payments and other wasteful practices.
Sunday, September 11, 2011
It is our goal to help public sector executives and managers address real-world problems
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
In 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provided a one-time boost in spending to state and local governments of more than $275 billion which was distributed via 65 different new or existing federal programs.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Federal agencies have developed “open government plans” in response to an early directive by President Obama.
Monday, August 15, 2011
The Obama administration has called upon the federal government to lead by example by making its operations more sustainable, responsible, and efficient.
Monday, August 1, 2011
When President Barack Obama took office, he said “the question is not whether government is too big or too small but whether it works.” But how do you know what works and what doesn’t?
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
This guide offers ideas on how agencies can start closing the gaps between managers and staff, as well as tips on how to use the Staff/Manager Alignment Score to supplement and refine efforts to improve the workplace.
Monday, June 20, 2011
This report presents findings from an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) survey that was sent to over 8,000 local governments across the nation.
Saturday, June 4, 2011
We believe government leaders and managers should incorporate these seven imperatives into their management practices to execute their organization’s mission successfully.


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