Since the creation of the IBM Center for The Business of
Government over 15 years ago, it has been our goal to help
public sector leaders and managers address real-world problems
by sponsoring independent, third-party research from top
minds in academe and the nonprofit sector.
The federal government has tried and failed to create a performance-based pay system for its workforce several times in the past two decades. But hope springs eternal for those attempting to create a managing-for-results culture in the public sector.
This issue includes conversations with Kenneth Feinberg and Admiral James Loy; executive profiles of Ambassador Prudence Bushnell, Patrick R. Donahoe, William E. Gray, Ira L. Hobbs, Fran P. Mainella, Michael Montelongo, Kimberly T. Nelson, Rebecca Spitzgo,...