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Reviewing What Works Article

Reviewing What Works

The Center for American Progress has developed a performance review process that helps the government undertake a systematic review of spending programs and tax expenditures.

Jitinder Kohli, Seth Hanlon

Executive Reorganization Report

Executive Reorganization

Harrison Wellford, Jitinder Kohli, and James Hairston on six lessons about executive reorganization the Obama administration could learn from the Carter era.

Harrison Wellford, Jitinder Kohli, James Hairston

An Hour with the Secretary Article
With only 15 percent of the federal workforce in the D.C. area, agencies have the challenge of bridging offices from coast to coast. Yesterday’s Department of Housing and Urban Development town hall demonstrates that with the help of a little technology, it is possible to bring everyone into one room and talk about what matters. (Flickr/<a href=nevermindtheend)" data-srcset="https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/hud_onpage.jpg 610w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/hud_onpage.jpg 610w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/hud_onpage.jpg 610w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/hud_onpage-500x295.jpg 500w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/hud_onpage-250x148.jpg 250w" data-sizes="auto" />

An Hour with the Secretary

James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli discuss how agencywide town halls at HUD improve communication, connect offices across the country, and hold senior leadership accountable.

James Hairston, Jitinder Kohli

A Comment on Public Service Article
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan has made engaging his workforce a top priority. In the  email that launched HUD's internal web comment board, Donovan said he wanted to start  an agencywide conversation about “about why we believe in the work we  do, work that helps so many Americans in need.” (AP/Lauren Victoria Burke)

A Comment on Public Service

James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli discuss how a worker-recognition initiative at HUD can and should be replicated governmentwide.

James Hairston, Jitinder Kohli

Designing for Success In the News

Designing for Success

William Eggers, John Griffith, and Jitinder Kohli explain how to design new successful government programs.

William D. Eggers, John Griffith, Jitinder Kohli

Moving Forward on Government Reform Article
President Barack Obama answers a reporter's question during a press conference on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP/Charles Dharapak)

Moving Forward on Government Reform

Jitinder Kohli applauds the president’s decision to act this year to ensure the federal government operates effectively and efficiently.

Jitinder Kohli

A Results-First Approach to Cost Reduction In the News

A Results-First Approach to Cost Reduction

Without a serious evaluation of program effectiveness, politics tend to dictate important budget decisions, and arguments over stakeholder interests and political palatability drown out important questions of real-world impact.

Jitinder Kohli, John Griffith

Federal Executive Ranks Get Ready for Reform Article
In a memo sent today by OMB Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients, pictured above, and OPM Director John Berry, the administration details reforms to the SES in four areas: better engagement, career development, personnel performance management, and recruitment. (Flickr/<a href=Case_Foundation)" data-srcset="https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/zients_onpage.jpg 610w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/zients_onpage.jpg 610w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/zients_onpage.jpg 610w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/zients_onpage-500x295.jpg 500w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/zients_onpage-250x148.jpg 250w" data-sizes="auto" />

Federal Executive Ranks Get Ready for Reform

Jitinder Kohli reviews Office of Management and Budget and Office of Personnel Management reforms in SES career development, management, and recruitment.

Jitinder Kohli

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