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Agencies Lose Ground in Performance Management, GAO Finds

OPM and Labor are the only ones to improve in GPRA-compliance survey score.

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IRS May be Giving Up Too Easily on Collecting Some Tax Debt

Procedures not always followed in pursuit of delinquent taxpayers, watchdog finds.

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Ruling on IG Investigations Is a Victory for Good Government

Court decision preserves the independence agency watchdogs need.

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What Do We Really Know About Building Cross-Agency Networks?

There’s a lot of literature out there, but no roadmap.

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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Everyone Else At Work

Celebrate your own accomplishments and practice mindfulness about your own strengths.

VA's Phoenix Whistleblowers Win Undisclosed Settlement

Special counsel obtains relief for three who were retaliated against for reporting corrupt patient scheduling, financial misconduct.

Ted Cruz Banks on Foreign Policy as His 2016 Differentiator

The junior senator from Texas thinks he has found a policy "sweet spot" to anchor a presidential campaign.

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Does Your Culture Engine Need a Tuneup?

If you want results for the long run, the 'how' matters a lot.

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There’s a Huge Hidden Downside to Standing Desks That No One Told Me About

Workplace barriers and transition time make the idea difficult to enact.

Meet the Controversial Muslim Leader Who Has Advised the White House

Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah issued a fatwa condemning ISIS violence last week.

The first phase of the project involved creating an open space with low-walled work stations for rank-and-file employees and executives alike.

Broadcasting Board Joins Movement Toward Open Office Space

Working with GSA, BBG's renovation could save $2.6 million next year.

The Unintended Consequence of Special Hiring Authorities for Vets: Fewer Women Hires

The percentage of new female hires in agencies fell six points between 2000 and 2012, partly due to use of special hiring authorities, a new analysis reveals.

A U.S. Geological Survey employee monitors the Iowa River in Cedar Rapids during the 2008 flood.

Taxpayers Are Out $12M for Rebuilding Following 2008 Iowa Flood

FEMA failed to follow guidelines on replacing versus repairing damaged buildings, watchdog finds.

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