Higher-level employees, managers, supervisore, SES folks do not NEED higher-quality furniture (real oak, etc.). Make them get the same standard furniture as all government employees. Of course, they may need different furniture, or more, depending on their position, but not better.
The Federal Viewpoint survey identifies problems with supervisors as one of the biggest challenges for the federal government. Research identifies that most people leave their jobs because of their leaders.
This approach ensures a focus on the higher-level... more »