Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014

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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 19

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Getting Big Things Done in Government
Two professional associations, the American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration, have joined to sponsor a...

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Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:12
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
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Candidate Barack Obama laid out his vision for his performance management approach while on the campaign trail in September: "As President, I will go through the entire federal budget, page by page, line by line, and I will eliminate the programs that don't work and aren't needed."
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Over the course of his two terms in office, President George W. Bush has doggedly emphasized the importance of performance.
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Dr. Keon Chi's report identifies four inter-related strategies for transforming state governments: results-oriented governance, anticipatory governance, collaborative governance, and transparent governance.
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Over the last 15 years federal government managers have relied on a much broader and more diverse set of personnel for carrying out agency missions, with private sector contractors assuming a much greater role than in the past. A key question is what...
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Technology makes it almost too easy to collect performance information. In fact, a major complaint in many government agencies is information overload. The real challenge is: how do you make sense out of it all?
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Wells discusses how SSA is assessing and planning for the pending retirement wave. He describes some of the solutions to the retirement problem that SSA is considering, including workforce transition planning, succession planning, and new recruitment...
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Presidential Transition Edition
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