Publications

Guide for Incoming Assistant Secretaries for Administration and Management

September 6, 2018

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Agencies,Agency Landing Teams,Appointees,Best Practice,Management

Guide for Incoming Assistant Secretaries for Administration and Management

The guide for incoming assistant secretaries for administration and management (ASAM) is designed to support an ASAM lead effectively from their first day. It has been developed with input from current and former ASAMs and lists key actions a new ASAM can take to accelerate their impact during their first month on the job. It...

Guide for Incoming Cabinet Deputy Secretaries

March 8, 2018

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Agency Landing Teams,Appointees,Best Practice,Donald Trump,Management

Guide for Incoming Cabinet Deputy Secretaries

The guide for incoming cabinet deputy secretaries is designed to support a deputy secretary lead effectively from their first day. It lists what they need to know, who they need to meet and what they need to communicate. The checklist incorporates feedback from former deputy secretaries and the most recently available calendars for former deputy...

A Guide for Cabinet Secretaries and Agency Leaders Preparing for the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

April 21, 2017

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Engage Employees,Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Agency Landing Teams,Appointees,Best Practice,Management

As part of our ongoing efforts to support new appointees, the Partnership for Public Service has developed a guidance checklist for Cabinet secretaries and agency leaders to prepare for the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS). In early May, OPM will release the survey to several hundred thousand employees across approximately 80 federal agencies and their...

Governmentwide Moratorium on Senior Executive Service (SES) Qualifications Review Board (QRB) Cases

November 18, 2016

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Agencies,Management,Office of Management and Budget

Memo from Beth Cobert, Acting Director Office of Personnel Management announcing suspension of agency Senior Executive Service (SES) qualifications review boards (QRB) when agency heads depart, and across all agencies as of December 7, 2016, This memo also detalis the required resignations for non-term presidential appointees.

Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Transition Procedurees

November 15, 2016

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Donald Trump,Transition Management,White House

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Office of President-elect Trump and the White House establishing the relationship between the transition team and the outgoing White House as required by the Presidential Transition Act. This document was signed by the White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough, and Chair of President-elect’s Transition Team, Michael Pence.

Trump for America Code of Ethical Conduct

November 10, 2016

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Donald Trump,Ethics,Transition Management

The code of ethics details the expectations for members of the incoming Trump transition team. The document includes guidelines for accepting gifts, disclosing previous lobbying experience, disqualifications associated with conflicts of interest, and other standards of conduct expected from employees of Trump for America.

The Center of Government: Using the Center of Government to Maximize Policy Execution

November 3, 2016

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Management,Policy,White House

A framework developed by the Partnership for Public Service and PwC, which describes the entities and relationships that a president has available to implement policy and manage the government enterprise. The report depicts the White House offices, key personnel, policy and management councils and the role of the Office of Management and Budget as the...

HHS Presidential Transition Agency Landing Team Book

November 1, 2016

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Agencies,Historical,Management

Comprehensive briefing materials prepared for the incoming administration about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Information includes mission, structure, authorities, major programs, budget and strategy. Prepared for the 2016 presidential transition.