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Department of Defense

Change Policy That Incentivises Spending

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Currently Federal organizations are all given annual budgets. These budgets are determined through the amount of money spent in the previous year. Thus, if the organization does not spend all of the current fiscal year's funds, the subsequent year's funds are decreased. As a result, a conspicuous incentive to spend all funds allotted for that fiscal year to retain the amount of funds for the proceeding year exists. In... more »

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Documentation of Office Practices

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In the Corps of Engineers, we are required to operate based on our business processes as published in the Project Management Business Plan. However, there is a missing step between the "process" and the work. This step is called a "practice." If we can standardize how these practices are documented, we can train new employees faster. USACE is a relatively high-turnover organization. Our productivity dips with every rotation... more »

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