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Department of Homeland Security

Freakonomics/SuperFreakonomics - Essential Books For Management

Action. That's what we need to do. Don't think about it. Just do it. Too often we, the government, jump in with both barrels blazing so that we can be seen as doing something. We measure things...just so that we can say we're measuring. It seems we don't stop to think about the consequences/results of our activities.

This is true for all government activities, large and small.

Examples:

What is the result of... more »

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United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

On-line submission of contractor and recipient plans and reports

Objectives of Program Management and Reporting System (PMRS)
• Reduce the cost of submitting, analyzing, and disseminating information on foreign assistance programs
• Improve the quality of information.

Main Features
• Web-based MIS
• Standard reporting formats
• On-line submission of work plans, performance management plans, and progress reports by USAID contractors and recipients
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Department of Veterans Affairs

Termination of Non-Performing Federal Employees

ENCOURAGE PERFORMANCE OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

Actively eliminate the perceived inability to terminate a Federal Employee for non-performance of their duties as determined by their managers, and develop a system that is both equitable and encourages high performance from employees in the GS system. The main cause of complacency in the Federal Workforce is the fact that Federal Employees know it is nearly impossible to terminate... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Performance Managment and the Balanced Scorecard

The economic situation demands government organizations to become better stewards of tax money. We also suggest that such organizations become more transparent in their spendings. This can only work if components stop hiding under the umbrella of parent organizations.

If every component offers its own strategic plan with achievable vision and mission to which other offices could tie their outcomes to; and if every... more »

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