Three Ways to Get Closer to Civil Service Reform

The former Tennessee Commissioner of Human Resources gives tips to achieving large-scale change Civil service reform is not a new concept. Federal government stakeholders across the country have...

COE Brings Together Federal Stakeholders to Gain Momentum on Civil Service Reform

Washington (June 21, 2019) - This week, The Center for Organizational Excellence Inc. (COE) hosted Rebecca Hunter to discuss human resources innovation at a series of Civil Service Reform...

If I Were President…

*Click here to download the PDF of this article* “We in America do not have government by the majority — we have government by the majority who participate... All tyranny needs to gain a foothold...

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...

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...

Workforce Reform: Where We’ve Been — Where We’re Going

This event will take place on Tuesday April 24, 2018 from 2:00PM – 3:00PM. REGISTER NOWFrom the desk of OPM HR Solutions: It has been six months since OPM HR Solutions convened a panel to discuss...

Imagine the Possibilities of Real HR Reform

Most discussions about improving federal personnel management turn to civil service reform, employee engagement, performance management, FEVS scores, workforce planning, and strategic partnering....

Disruption Is Necessary to Change Government

What often feels disruptive brings a new normal.  Historically the term disruption was used to describe turmoil or disorder in a system, culture, or group. Today the term is used to identify...

How to Respond to the President’s Management Agenda

With change comes opportunity.The White House Office of Management and Budget’s recent release of President Trump’s management agenda calls for modernizing government through technology, data, and...