This publication discusses �the norm of reciprocity,� �the law of reciprocity,� �the rule of . . . ,� �the code of . . .� and why public officials and citizens need to recognize the link among Reciprocity, Corruption, and Performance.
This publication discusses the performance management strategies in order to improve the performance of the Federal Governmentin the coming fiscal year and in years to come and also details about how to improve the Federal workforce and the trends in Federal employment.
This publication a product of CAP�s Doing What Works project, which promotes government reform to efficiently allocate scarce resources and achieve greater results for the American people. Doing What Works specifically has three key objectives: (1) eliminating or redesigning misguided spending programs and tax expenditures focused on priority areas such as health care, energy, and education; (2) boosting government productivity by streamlining management and strengthening operations in the areas of human resources, information technology, and procurement; and (3) building a foundation for smarter decision making byenhancing transparency, performance measurement, and evaluation.
Earlier this year, the Secretary of Defense announced a program to improve the capacity and capability of the acquisition workforce by converting 10,000 contractor positions and hiring an additional 10,000 acquisition professionals by 2015.
This publication discusses that in response to the realities of a changing workforce and external pressures to implement legislative mandates related to telework, federal agencies are making significant investments in new technologies that are driving up the cost to outfit the �modern worker� to an all-time high. Agencies need to explore opportunities to change �where� and �how� its workforce operates to help reduce the high cost of real estate and operational expenses to maintain its physical facilities (including the cost of rent, repairs & alternations, utilities, communications, etc.), and optimize investments in technology that is required to support business requirements and fulfill their mission.