For over 75 years, the U.S. Social Security Administration,
or SSA, has touched the lives of virtually every American,
whether it is after the loss of a loved one, at the onset of a
disability, or during the transition from work to retirement.
On this program, we introduce a select group of government leaders who offer their insights, outline successes, and tell us how they, in their own unique way, are making a difference in an era of fiscal austerity.
OMB released a new memo aimed at making the procurement system more transparent. It is now up to agencies and companies to act in ways that deliver better results based on greater openness and information exchange.
What is transformational leadership? How have government leaders successfully led transformational change? When should government leaders consider undertaking transformation initiatives? These questions and so much more will be explored with Bob Reisner, author of the recent IBM Center report, A Leader’s Guide to Transformation: Developing a Playbook for Successful Change Initiatives.
Robert Reisner, an expert in government transformation,
has culled these insights in his recent IBM Center
report, A Leader’s Guide to Transformation: Developing a
Playbook for Successful Change Initiatives. Based on these
interviews, Reisner frames a series of interrelated steps that a
government executive should consider when they undertake
any transformation initiative.
What is the Social Security Administration doing to reduce disability backlogs? How is SSA improving service and stewardship efforts? What does the future hold for the United States Social Security Administration? Michael Astrue, Commissioner of the U.S. Social Security Administration joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore these questions and so much more.