performance management

  • 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.

  • Progress lacking on GPRA Modernization Act

    Agencies need to do more to fully implement the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act, according to the Government Accountability Office. Forty percent of agency managers remain unfamiliar with cross-agency priority goals developed by the administration. The report also recommends agencies do more to ensure the performance information they release is both useful and used by federal managers to measure agency results.

  • Former OMB performance guru Metzenbaum lands new job

    Shelley Metzenbaum is now the president of the Volcker Alliance, a non-partisan group trying to improve trust in government. Metzenbaum left the Obama administration earlier this month.

  • Performance guru Metzenbaum leaving OMB

    OMB’s associate director of performance and personnel management is returning to Boston after four years of leading the day-to-day Obama administration performance management agenda.

  • Top 3 for 2013 – Bob Tobias on performance management

    Bob Tobias, director of the Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University, joins In Depth to discuss how the government deals with poor performers.

  • Major changes to performance management in OMB budget guidance

    The White House issued the updated Circular A-11 guidance for the 2014 budget development. The performance management section includes some of the most significant changes. In an exclusive interview with Federal News Radio, OMB’s Shelley Metzenbaum said agencies have a multi-year plan to improve programs and accountability.

  • HUD, VA test revamped performance management system

    HUD is one of five agencies piloting a performance management system, called GEAR. The new approach aims to eliminate a disconnect between organizational goals and employee performance.