National Academy of Public Administration

  • What makes one federal agency better than another in terms of worker contentment? One of Washington\'s good government groups did some additional digging in the wake of the federal \"Best Places to Work\" survey and found that better communication using social networking tools helped at least two agencies move up the list.

    September 21, 2010
  • His goal: to settle once and for all the question of whether federal employees are overpaid compared to the private sector.

    June 22, 2010
  • Director John Berry has asked federal and private sector experts to come up with a formula to compare public and private sector salaries. He says the government has a perception problem that needs to be fixed. Two senators introduce provisions to freeze federal pay and the number of employees.

    June 17, 2010
  • A recent report from the National Academy of Public Administration says the principles behind the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System are sound.

    June 14, 2010
  • The Department of Homeland Security and the National Academy of Public Administration teamed up to create the document; NAPA has released a report about how they did.

    April 19, 2010
  • In the past few weeks, we’ve been telling you about the National Dialogue for The Obama administration asked you for your help to solve the vexing problem of how to bring transparency to…

    May 05, 2009
  • New book highlights possible way forward to change HR system

    April 08, 2009
  • The National Academy of Public Administration has spent the last nine months looking at how effective The Office of National Drug Control Policy, known commonly as the drug czar, is, and what the office can…

    February 27, 2009
  • FederalNewsRadio has been looking at the issues facing the new chief performance officer, Nancy Killefer. And today, we’re joined by somebody who has walked in her shoes — Ed DeSeve served as the deputy director…

    January 15, 2009
  • FederalNewsRadio is continuing to Track the Transition. One organization that has been watching things carefully is the National Academy of Public Administration. In fact, Jenna Dorn, NAPA’s president and chief executive officer, is part of…

    November 07, 2008