The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), conducts research to develop and transfer solutions to agricultural problems of high national priority and provide information access and dissemination to:
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In 2018, ARS asked the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) to conduct an independent, comprehensive climate assessment of the units that provide human resource (HR) services to the Agency and three other research agencies at the Department: Human Resources Division (HRD) employees; and human resource employees in ARS’s three Business Service Centers (BSC) located across the country. .
The study team will receive guidance from a three-member Expert Advisory Group of Fellows and conduct the analysis for ARS over the next four months.