Federal News Network took a closer look at employee perceptions of performance management techniques, the government shutdown and telework, among other topics in the 2019 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.
The Office of Personnel Management has even more performance management guidance. This time, it’s designed to encourage agencies to reconsider the concept of progressive discipline when managing employees.
Under the latest guidance from the Office of Personnel Management, agencies have new deadlines now to review and then streamline their existing performance management and disciplinary procedures for federal employees.
Performance management initiatives over the past two decades helped shift the conversation within and across U.S. government agencies—from a focus on measuring program activities and outputs to a focus on achieving mission outcomes. Join host Michael Keegan for a special edition of The Business of Government Hour exploring the evolution of Performance Management in Government.
What are some of the key challenges in performance management today? How are other governments around the world using performance management? What are some of the key international trends in government performance management? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these and other questions with John Kamensky, Senior Fellow at The IBM Center for The Business of Government.
The Trump administration is also planning to study the full scope of federal employees’ pay, benefits other opportunities for recognition, in effort to prove to Congress that the workforce would benefit from more flexible performance-based awards over across-the-board pay raises.
A recent GAO report concluded that employees believe agencies are doing reasonably well on four of OPM’s Five Phases of Performance Management, with improvement needed on rewarding.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it is realigning the health administration to comply with the president’s reorganization executive order.
Chief human capital officers told the Government Accountability Office they’re seeking best practices, guidance and research on leading performance management concepts from the Office of Personnel Management.
Citing “governmentwide reach,” the Trump administration requested an expedited briefing in its appeal of the federal district court’s injunction of the president’s executive orders.