Robbie Kunreuther

Author: Robbie Kunreuther

Robbie Kunreuther is the Director of Government Personnel Services (GPS). GPS provides 1 to 3-day seminars to Federal agencies in four subject areas: Dealing with performance and conduct issues; Developing sensible performance appraisal criteria; Fostering cooperative labor-management relations; and Applying mediation skills in the workplace. Over the years, Robbie has trained thousands of Federal supervisors, managers, HR specialists, and union officials. For more information about him and GPS, go to

A Modest Proposal For Improving Federal Supervision

As someone who teaches seminars relating to Federal performance appraisals, it’s become clear we don’t have a clue how to evaluate/appraise supervisors. It’s just as clear to me that their performance has everything to do with an agency’s success or failure. This article proposes both a starting point and how their performance can be improved.

Sizing Up Pay-For-Performance In The Next Administration

There is no perfect compensation system. If the Obama administration and the Democratic congress want to extend pay-for-performance experiments to the rest of government, they would do well to consider several factors – some of which may be overlooked by good-government think tanks, high-price consultants, and agency human resources officers. Here are some of the issues that need to be addressed.

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