Innovative application of the Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act can provide the American people with the assurance that we are getting better results with less government.
The author says that holding elected representatives accountable for results from policies and systems requires that information be transparent, accurate, and timely, and that the availability of the right information supports the “art of reasoning” which is often missing in current political discourse.
The author says that the design of a performance management system is the responsibility of the system owners, and ultimately, so are the results. A poorly designed system can lead to angry and dissatisfied employees, especially as it relates to pay for performance.
The author looks at the recent health care debate and offers some ideas on how to better approach the situation.
In part 3 of his series, the author offers some insight on what it will take the country to manage the growing debt at the federal level.
The author says that the federal debt threatens the security of the country and offers some analysis of the country’s fiscal situation.
The author offers some analysis surrounding some of the recent leadership challenges facing America and the federal government.
A basic knowledge of variability is essential for managing your investments in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The author discusses some common mistakes investors make and ways to manage them.
The author says that we are in the midst of paradigm shift in the area quality improvement. Application of the quality technology provides a better way of addressing the threats, challenges and opportunities we face as a nation.
In the absence of a method for assessing organizational performance, a pass-fail appraisal for civil servants, as opposed to a tiered system, may be the least destructive option.