Setting the Stage for Improved Performance - February 8, 2021
By Howard Risher, Government Executive
The pandemic and transition to a new presidential administration has triggered renewed attention to agency management challenges. A number of loosely related recent reports and columns point to a framework that could serve the Biden White House in its efforts to improve agency performance. Central to these efforts is the redefinition of the role of managers based on agencies’ recent experiences with widespread telework. This is a new stage of a revolution in the way work is organized and managed that began in the private sector three decades ago. It starts with a shift in management philosophy.