This theory isn’t new, it’s basic economics --- No manager wants to cut their own budget just to risk penalization for being over budget the following year.
Perhaps the most economical way to manage this is to put ALL savings... more »
My idea is that Government workers put down their blackberry phones, by this I mean that the jobs that are essential that have to check emails, that the government pays the worker between 25-40 $ a month for their personal phone depending on their job responsibilites instead of issuing unnecessary government phones that are often times mis-used and used like personal cell phones.
The Office of International Programs as an example has a staff of 24 with 40% management. Half of the group can be moved to OISP to work with the domestic policy and the other half to OIO (Office of International Operations). There are various other components that can also be consolidated to save resources and unnecessary management.
Federal employees should be not allowed to attend any conferences when they don't have anything to present to save money. As I know, many federal employees just go to conferences and sit there as audiences without doing anything. This wastes a lot of money as agencies.