Governing for Results: Improving Federal Government Performance and Accountability

Brief

Governing for Results: Improving Federal Government Performance and Accountability

Suggestions for the New Federal Administration
November 18, 2008

Abstract

Providing the best possible government services to our citizens requires accountability and effective measurement of performance. It's been 15 years since Congress passed the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, which requires each federal agency to develop strategic plans, annual performance plans, and performance reports. The time is right to review the performance improvement process so the new administration can build on, and exceed, previous results.

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