Publications

Getting It Done: A Guide for Government Executives

November 30, 2016

Publication Type: External Resource

Publication Tags: Enterprise Government,Management,Policy

This e-book, published by the IBM Center for The Business of Government, is designed to assist political executives and career executives new to their position, navigate the current political environment and the world of Washington. Containing the “to-dos” necessary to “get it done” in Washington and discussions of important Washington stakeholder groups.

Memos to National Leaders

November 15, 2016

Publication Type: External Resource

Publication Tags: Enterprise Government,Management,Policy

The National Academy of Public Administration, the American Society for Public Administration and George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government published this set of 25 memos to national leaders on five themes: managing government; strengthening policy leadership; managing across boundaries; sharpening the tools of government; and increasing capacity to manage complex policy issues.

2016 Presidential Transition Report

October 17, 2016

Publication Type: External Resource

Publication Tags: Enterprise Government,Management

Prepared by the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC), this report addresses the gap between public and private sector use of technology including recommendations on human capital, management, budget, cybersecurity, citizen engagement, innovation and aligning government services.

Office of Personnel Management: Actions Are Needed to Help Ensure the Completeness of Political Conversion Data and Adherence to Policy

September 30, 2016

Publication Type: External Resource

Publication Tags: Appointees,Historical,Management

Report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that provides information on conversions of political appointees to career positions, and reviews the implementation and effectiveness of the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) policy for reviewing conversions, which went into effect in 2010.

A Handbook on Presidential Transition for Federal Career Executives

August 10, 2016

Publication Type: External Resource

Publication Tags: Agencies,Agency Landing Teams

In preparation for the upcoming presidential transition, the Senior Executives Association (SEA) Professional Development League (PDL) has released its inaugural transition handbook, designed specifically for federal career executives, to help guide and advise them during this time of presidential transition.