There is no “I” in Team COE

How Teamwork Has Kept DoD’s Workforce Planning Efforts on Track Every two years, the Department of Defense (DoD) is required to deliver a strategic workforce plan (SWP) to Congress,...

COE Talks Telework Webinar Series

Telework is a strategic means to further agency priorities and mission, yet increasing participation in telework is a complex undertaking. It requires close collaboration between telework...

Simplifying Performance Management Webinar Series

Accountability has come to mean "performance" in the federal sector. The truth is that emphasizing accountability can undermine an agency's ability to perform at its best. It encourages a focus on...

Public Managers and Politically Driven Change: A Retrospective

COE Principal Consultant, Dr. Paul Eder, co-authors a featured piece for The Public Manager titled "Public Managers and Politically Driven Change: A Retrospective" with Blaine R. Young of the Board of...

COE Capabilities Statement

Have a chat with a BD Team Member today! Lyn Chamness McGee | Vice President, Client Solutions | (240) 361-9236 | Email Lyn About COE For nearly 35 years, COE has been a trusted partner in helping our...

COE Sponsors Human Capital Government Conference

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) announced today its sponsorship of the 2013 Human Capital Management Government (HCMG) Training Conference, which took place December 3 - 5 at the...

Avoiding Complacency Risks: Make SMART Goals SMARTer

Most organizational leaders have come across the concept of SMART goals at some point in time. SMART is widely touted in government agencies, private sector companies and academia. Even organizations...

Professional Development for the Innovative Organization

When employees in government hear “professional development,” the term often becomes synonymous with training. If there is a perceived knowledge gap, train it away. If there is a new topic...

World War G: How to Cure Zombie Government Executives

A recent article on Forbes.com, entitled World War E: How to Cure a Zombie Entrepreneur, discussed the dangers posed by an increasing number of zombie entrepreneurs at the helm in the private sector....

Rethinking the Accountability Culture – Partnership Matters

“Accountability” has become a four-letter word in the Federal Government; when it is uttered, people shudder, and when it is assessed, people prepare to be mentally beaten. Accountability...