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Welcome to the Center for Accountability and Performance website! CAP aims to improve the practice of public service by helping Public Administration and Nonprofit professionals acquire the knowledge, technical skills and resources necessary to successfully manage for results. CAP achieves its mission through education, training, advocacy, technical assistance, resource sharing, and research into best practices in Performance Management.
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Management Winning and Losing the HR Game Howard Risher, Government Executive Using the same metrics across federal agencies could highlight the best and worst performers. Innovation Trump signs order to accelerate AI development Derek Johnson, Federal Computer Week The White … Continue reading
Management Study: Federal Workforce Is on the Verge of Catastrophe Erich Wagner, Government Executive Without a significant overhaul, agencies may fail to provide adequate services when they are needed most, researchers found. Analytics/Evaluation Building a Culture of Informed Decision Making … Continue reading
Management Reconstructing the Administrative State Donald Kettl and Paul Verkuil, Government Executive Five ways to recover from the shutdown. Employees Should Be Managed as Valued Assets Howard Risher, Government Executive Good government will never be achieved without a well-qualified and … Continue reading
Management Last One Out, Turn Off the Lights Howard Risher, Government Executive For years, academics and civil service watchers have been warning about the coming retirement wave of federal workers. It may very well be upon us. Amid government shutdown, … Continue reading
Management How the 2019 shutdown could impact a ‘whole generation of workers’ Jessie Bur, Federal Times The lengthy, partial government shutdown will likely have negative impacts on both recruiting and retention afforts at agencies and contractors. Navy starts small with … Continue reading