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...

Being a Federal Employee, Simplified

For years I have read articles, listened to the pundits and politicians, and overheard many water cooler conversations about the lack of performance and accountability in federal agencies, the poor...

How Sharing Could Accelerate Reform

Active best practice sharing across government makes things better, faster, and cheaper.You know the old adage, you learned how to share in kindergarten and this skill should carry you through life....

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...

COE President to Chair Panel at SEA Presidential Awards Leadership Summit

Rockville, Md. (November 30, 2017) – The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE), a leader in organization transformation, today announced that chief executive officer, Steve Goodrich, will...

OPM Can Lead the Transformation of Government

The Office of Personnel Management has a rare opportunity to lead government transformation. For those who would argue that OPM has been overly focused on the transactional elements of traditional...

Steve Goodrich Discusses “Top 10 Silent Killers of Government…” on Government Matters TV

Steve Goodrich, CEO of The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) and author of “Transforming Government,” goes in depth with Francis Rose about his thoughts for his recent column,...

Agency Reform: A quick fix or sustainable change?

As agencies wait to see how the Trump administration is incorporating reform plans into the fiscal 2019 budget, the battle between slashing costs and improving performance intensifies. Will agencies...