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With the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 and the extensive reporting requirements stemming from this new legislation, government managers are faced with even greater demands for fiscal accountability and transparency.
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It is looking more and more as if we may soon see a nominee for the position of Comptroller General.   CQ staffer David Clarke is reporting that the Congress will soon forward President Obama four candidates to be CG and lead the Government Accountability...
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Leadership; Collaboration: Networks and Partnerships; Strategic Thinking...
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Jennifer Main(Jenni) is the Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance at the Department of the Treasury.
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This report explores how federal chief financial officers (CFOs) and financial managers can help guide their agencies to take a more holistic approach to risk management by implementing an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) system. This approach helps reduce...
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"What I’m really trying to do is create a change-centric organization that continually adapts to its environment…An enduring legacy that I would like to leave is that we have [created] a Coast Guard that was capable of sensing changes in demand and proactive in doing what this country needs us to do."
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"It’s important that we collaboratively work with our military customers to plan what is going to be needed and when. We call it 'collaborative demand planning.'"
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"The biggest challenge is [to combat] that old adage that ‘speed is the enemy of accuracy.’ When you put out $125 billion in one day you can’t make a mistake—you need to do that perfectly.”
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“The goal is to provide the best care and services, access whenever and wherever you need it, and with this new generation of contracts, to really focus on health and prevention.”
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"The mission of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of healthcare for all Americans."
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