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

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Unmasking the Marginal Federal Employee

Do we need a marginal rating for federal employees? In a practical sense, marginal ratings result in nothing but work for the supervisor.

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Making Pay-For-Performance Pay Off (Part 3)

As the Bush administration’s initiatives to establish “pay-for-performance” move toward implementation, questions and doubts prevail. (Part 3 of 3 in a series of articles on pay for performance).

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Making Pay-For-Performance Pay Off, Part 2

If the federal government is to achieve even modest success in implementing new DHS and DoD regulations that tie salaries to individual achievement, some formidable barriers must be scaled.

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Making Pay-For-Performance Pay Off

DoD and DHS are the vanguard agencies for widespread introduction of pay for performance. As implementation nears, doubts and concerns within government are reaching tsunami levels…

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