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How Can the Next Administration Build A Strong Political and Career Leadership Team?
External Resource

June 09, 2015

IBM Center for the Business of Government presidential transition blog post.

IBM Center for the Business of Government

Tag(s): appointments, management


NAPA Transition 2016
External Resource

May 10, 2015

On May 11, 2015, the National Academy of Public Administration launched its Transition 2016 initiative, which is designed to advise the incoming 2016 presidential administration on initatives to ensure more effective management, identifying and overcoming government management challenges and identifying key presidentially-appointed agency management positions.

National Academy of Public Administration

Tag(s): appointees, appointments, enterprise government, management


The Foundation for Effective Government Management in 2017 Starts Now
External Resource

April 29, 2015

IBM Center for the Business of Government presidential transition blog post.

IBM Center for the Business of Government

Tag(s): enterprise government, management


The Performance Institute’s Transitions in Governance 2016
External Resource

April 16, 2015

The Transitions in Governance 2016 program seeks to develop a bold set of ideas comprising a management reform agenda for the incoming president and Congress to consider that focuses on improving results, transparency, and the efficiency of the federal government, while also expanding the Government Performance Coalition of think tanks, elected officials, and other stakeholders to support the bipartisan implementation of a federal management improvement agenda following the 2016 election.

The Performance Institute

Tag(s): enterprise government, management, transition management


Developing a Management Roadmap for the Next Administration
External Resource

March 30, 2015

IBM Center for the Business of Government presidential transition blog post.

IBM Center for the Business of Government

Tag(s): appointments, enterprise government, management


Secretary Jack Lew’s calendar during the first few months of his term
Tools and Templates

July 31, 2013

This calendar provide detailed information regarding the day to day activities of Secretary Jack Lew during his first few months in office. Consistent with the Freedom of Information Act, certain limited aspects of the secretary’s calendar are not released publicly.

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Tag(s): agencies, agency landing teams, appointees, appointments, management, historical


Secretary Hillary Clinton’s calendar during the first few months of the Obama administration
Tools and Templates

August 31, 2009

This calendar provide detailed information regarding the day to day activities of Secretary Clinton during her first few months in office. Consistent with the Freedom of Information Act, certain limited aspects of the secretary’s calendar are not released publicly.

Department of State

Tag(s): agencies, agency landing teams, appointees, appointments, management, historical


Attorney General Eric Holder’s calendar during the first few weeks of the Obama administration
Tools and Templates

February 28, 2009

 

This calendar provide detailed information regarding the day to day activities of Attorney General Holder during his first few weeks in office. Consistent with the Freedom of Information Act, certain limited aspects of the attorney general’s calendar are not released publicly.

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Tag(s): agencies, agency landing teams, appointees, appointments, management, historical


Confirmation of Political Appointees: Eliciting Nominees’ Views on Management Challenges within Agencies and across Government
External Resource

November 24, 2008

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report to Congress concerning the management challenges for political appointees within the federal government.

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Tag(s): appointees, management, historical


Confirmation of Political Appointees: Eliciting Nominees’ Views on Leadership and Management Issues
External Resource

September 06, 2000

Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on suggested questions to assist the Senate in its constitutional role of confirming nominees, to help ensure that future political appointees have the requisite skills to be results-oriented leaders and managers.

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Tag(s): appointees, appointments, enterprise government, management, historical


The White House Transition Project
External Resource

January 01, 1997

Since 1997, the White House Transition Project has combined the efforts of scholars, universities, and policy institutions to smooth out the American presidential transition. WHTP bridges the gaps between the partisan forces engaged in settling elections and the decision processes essential to governing by providing non-partisan information about the challenges of the American presidential transition and the strategies for overcoming those challenges. It provides these and other resources to presidential campaigns, the president-elect and the new administration.

The White House Transition Project

Tag(s): management, historical


Political Appointees: Number of Noncareer SES and Schedule C Employees in Federal Agencies
External Resource

June 08, 1992

GAO obtained and analyzed information on (1) the number of noncareer Senior Executive Service (SES) and Schedule C appointees at each agency and department and governmentwide; (2) the number of career SES members governmentwide; and (3) the number, placement, and employment trends of noncareer SES and Schedule C appointees at five selected departments and agencies—the Department of Education, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Information Agency (USIA).

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Tag(s): appointees, appointments, management, historical


Personnel Practices: Propriety of Career Appointments Granted Former Political Appointees
External Resource

March 20, 1991

GAO-review the career appointments agencies granted employees who held either noncareer Senior Executive Service (SES) or Schedule C appointments before their career appointments.

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Tag(s): appointees, appointments, management, historical


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