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COE Receives Alfred P. Sloan ‘When Work Works’ Award

COE has been honored once again (2013–2017) with the When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace...


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What COE Values

Our Clients Doing the Right Thing, Always. Spending our clients' funds wisely, implementing valid methods, acting with...


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4 Quadrants of Quality

To guide our service to our clients, COE focuses on our 4 Quadrants of Quality-our internal framework for delivering the...


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The Five Attributes of COE Citizenship

In our pursuit for excellence, there are five (5) core attributes that make up the COE Citizen. These elements help...


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Achieving Real Transformation in Federal Government [commentary]

Co-authored by both David M. Walker and Steve Goodrich, this article—which is housed on the Federal Times...


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Three Killer B’s of Government Effectiveness

We love discourse and debate as much as anyone, but on the topic of government effectiveness and efficiency, there are...


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Transforming Government from Congress to the Cubicle

This is not a book about national policy or legislative initiatives, it’s about the management practices and behaviors...


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Engagement Success

COE uses the term "partnership" when talking about our working relationships, because the most successful engagements...


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Performance Improvement Begins with Change: How to Manage Change

Change management is critical today given the immense transformations occurring in regulatory compliance, technology,...


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5 Reasons Why Government Agencies Fail at Workforce Planning

Workforce planning has never been more important than it is today. With baby boomers entering retirement, millennials...