performance management

  • GAO: Ratings inflation, shrinking performance awards trouble SES system

    What’s the difference between an amazing senior executive and a pretty good one? Not much, says the Government Accountability Office after reviewing agencies’ pay-for-performance compensation systems.

  • The future of performance reviews

    Dr. Janice Presser, CEO of the Gabriel Institute and Grant Thornton’s Virginia Gibson will discuss the importance of performance reviews and how to improve them. September 5, 2014

  • Pete Randazzo, Local 1690 Union President, NFFE

    One of the longest-running conflicts the Pentagon deals with is the fight over employee performance management. The National Security Personnel System only lasted a couple of years before Congress voted it out of existence. Now the Defense Department is taking another shot at employee performance management. Pete Randazzo is Local 1690 Union President for the National Federation of Federal Employees. Randazzo was co-lead for a Performance Management Design Team that offered recommendations to the Pentagon. He explained his team’s work on In Depth with Francis Rose.

  • The future of performance reviews

    Dr. Janice Presser, CEO of the Gabriel Institute and Grant Thornton’s Virginia Gibson will discuss the importance of performance reviews and how to improve them. June 20, 2014

  • Performance management and the DATA act

    Jon Desenberg from the Performance Institute, Bethany Blakey of the Performance Improvement Council, and Hudson Hollister of the Data Transparency Coalitition will participate in a roundtable discussion of federal performance management and the DATA Act. May 23, 2014

  • OMB’s Cobert says new performance goals to ‘drive tangible outcomes’

    In the fiscal 2015 budget request to Congress, the White House detailed 15 cross-agency priority goals and almost 100 agency-specific goals. The goals and new strategic plans are laying the groundwork for agencies to continue to improve mission delivery and operations over the next two years.

  • HUD’s Danzig heading to OMB to lead performance office

    Lisa Danzig is slated to become OMB’s associate director for personnel and performance. She would replace Shelley Metzenbaum, who left in May.

  • Key trends and legacies of 2013

    Steve Schooner, Nash & Cibinic Professor of Government Procurement Law at The George Washington University Law School, provides his “Year in Review” highlighting key trends, events and personalities (legacies) of 2013. February 11, 2014 (This is an encore presentation. This show originally aired January 14, 2014.)

  • Wildland firefighting, new contracting rules, and more

    Linda Rix, co-CEO of Avue Technologies, will discuss a new program her company has started to help firefighters, and new regulations for contractors. September 20, 2013

  • Performance management – Judge not, lest ye be judged?

    Plain old good manners tell us we shouldn’t go around judging people. But in the federal HR world, entire performance rating systems are built around judging others. Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal says it’s time for agency managers to think differently about how they rate their employees.