What Federal HR Could Learn from Tennessee’s Reforms

I recently visited the state of Tennessee to review its award-winning human resources function and training program and the reforms state officials have made over a five-year period. I took a federal...

Being an Auditor vs. Being an Auditee

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Dr. Paul Eder. Government audits always have two major players who enter the project with wildly different...

Tips for Serving as an Expert Resource on a Government Audit

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Roberto Calderon and Dr. Paul Eder. An audit is an official inspection or examination of financial statements,...

COE Recognized for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices

Recipient of the 'When Work Works' Award — 6 years in a row!Rockville, MD (November 8, 2018) – The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) has been honored with a 2018 When Work Works...

A Novel Concept for Fiscal Reform

A Call for a National Summit Without fiscal reform, our demise may be certain. While I am not an economist (my expertise lies in organizational effectiveness), I know many factors contribute to...

Do Your Programs Still Fit?

Perhaps you should try them on for size.From Grace Commissions to the National Performance Reviews (NPR) to Presidents Management Agendas (PMAs) to the Government Performance Results Modernization Act...

COE Joins the Shared Services Leadership Coalition

Rockville, Md. (January 12, 2018) – The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE), today announced its sponsorship of the Shared Services Leadership Coalition. The Shared Services Leadership...

The Clock is Ticking on Trump’s Management Agenda

The Clock Is Ticking on Trump's Management AgendaGovernment Executive | December 13, 2017 Human capital – the lifeblood of the government – is just one of many management priorities that lack a...

Seven Things About Agency Reform You Need to Know

There is a lot going on in the government transformation and reform space and it’s tempting to close your eyes and wait until the dust clears to open them. We thought it might be helpful to...