Relaunch of President’s Management Agenda Touts 'Getting 'er Done'

New private-sector-based plan lacks promised specifics on agency reorganization.

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Trump’s Federal Workforce Goals: Streamline Firing, Automate Jobs

New cross-agency priorities detail metrics that the administration will use to implement workforce agenda.

Lawmakers Expect Massive Spending Bill Tuesday, Face Tight Turnaround to Avoid Shutdown

Despite budget deal, omnibus unveiling has been repeatedly delayed by outstanding issues.


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10 Things to Know about the President’s Management Agenda

It is different in virtually every respect from the plans of previous administrations.

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Why CEOs Like Rex Tillerson Fail in Washington

Although the former secretary of state’s contentious relationship with the president didn’t help matters, Tillerson’s management style left a department in disarray.

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Government Needs to Rethink Employee Compensation Plans

Now is not the time to experiment with pay—it affects careers and could be highly disruptive.

Analysis: Trump is Creating a Toxic Work Environment at the U.S.’s Largest Employer

Chaotic news got you down? Try talking to a government employee.

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Your Best Opportunity to Get Better at Your Job Is One of The Easiest to Miss

Let hedge fund giant and feedback evangelist Ray Dalio explain.

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Riding the Acquisition Innovation Avalanche

A slew of new management and legislative initiatives is allowing agencies to buy technology faster and more in line with commercial practices.

Then Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Capitol Hill in May 2017 during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on major threats facing the U.S.

McCabe’s Firing Chips Away at the Justice Department’s Independence

Shortly after he was dismissed Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the former FBI deputy director pinned the blame directly on President Trump.

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Congress Didn’t Always Fight Over the Debt Ceiling

It’s hard to imagine, but there was a time when our government repaid its debt in a timely fashion.

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AI Is Already Learning How To Discriminate

Tech companies must actively teach their AI systems to avoid discrimination, writes the co-founder of UNICEF’s Innovation Unit.

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Say Goodbye To The Information Age: It’s All About Reputation Now

We are experiencing a fundamental paradigm shift in our relationship to knowledge.