Memos to the President: Management Advice from the Nation's Top Public Administrators

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Memos to the President: Management Advice from the Nation's Top Public Administrators provides eighteen memos to President George W. Bush about the management challenges facing his administration. Experts in public administration and public management give the President advice on four major management challenges: creating an electronic government, reforming regulations, revitalizing public service, and implementing performance management. The volume grows out of the work of the Government Performance Coalition, ...

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Memos to the President: Management Advice from the Nation's Top Public Administrators provides eighteen memos to President George W. Bush about the management challenges facing his administration. Experts in public administration and public management give the President advice on four major management challenges: creating an electronic government, reforming regulations, revitalizing public service, and implementing performance management. The volume grows out of the work of the Government Performance Coalition, an ad hoc group of fourteen academic and nonprofit organizations united by their concern for improving the quality of government management.

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Mark A. Abramson is executive director of The PricewaterhouseCoopers Endowment for The Business of Government. Prior to joining the Endowment, he was chairman of Leadership Inc. Mr. Abramson served as the first president of the Council for Excellence in Government. He also served in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is the co-editor of Transforming Organizations, E-Government 2001, and Management for Results 2002.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Challange of Managing in Government Chapter 2 Memorandum to President-Elect Bush Chapter 3 Governing as a Reformer with Results Chapter 4 A Blueprint for Implementing E-Government Chapter 5 Government Regulation: A Responsible Approach in the Information Age Chapter 6 Creating a More Effective Federal Workforce Chapter 7 Reforming Civil Service and Establishing a Performance-Based Federal Management System Chapter 8 Principles of Reforming the Federal Civil Service Chapter 9 Federal Management in the Post-Reinvention Era Chapter 10 Leadership for Successful Performance-Based Management in Government Chapter 11 The Next Phase of Performance Management in Washington Chapter 12 Moving to Managing for Results Chapter 13 Leadership for Successful Performance-Based Management in Government Chapter 14 Beyond the Government Performance and Results Act Chapter 15 Putting Performance Management to Work in the Federal Government Chapter 16 Accountability and Results-Based Management Chapter 17 Linking Program Evaluation and the Government Performance and Results Act Chapter 18 Five Management Challenges Facing Your Administration Chapter 19 Why You Should Care about the President's Management Council

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