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Strengthening Organizational Health and Performance in Government

How can the federal government improve agency and unit-level organizational health and performance?

Strategic Foresight

Does it make any sense for the government to think long term? We’ve done it before – think about the interstate highway system, the race to the Moon, or the evolution of the Internet.


VIDEO: Standing Panel on EOM May Monthly Meeting

May 31, 2024

Standing Panel on Executive Organization and Management and the Agile Government Network: Trust in Government

April 27, 2024
As part of its year-long look into the root causes and potential remedies of declining...

A New Model for Accountability in the Civil Service

January 26, 2024
A New Model for Accountability in the Civil Service Authored by Jeffrey Neal Few subjects...

IGS and EOM Standing Panels Event - University of North Carolina Local Benchmarking: Jan 18th, 2024

January 18, 2024
This event highlights how UNC School of Government Professor Obed Pasha is working with North...

IGS and EOM Standing Panels Event - Performance Management Lessons from Mesa, AZ: Dec 7th, 2023

December 07, 2023
This event highlights performance management and how the city of Mesa, Arizona, manages and communicates...

EOM Standing Panel: Improving Government Using Agile Practices and Data

October 27, 2023
Friday, October 27th, 10:00 am – 11:45 am (ET) Friday, October 27th, the Academy hosted...

EOM Standing Panel: Changes to OMB Circular A-11

August 22, 2023
Friday, August 25th, 10:00 – 11:45 am (ET) OMB recently released the latest update of...

EOM Panel: Learn about the Agile Government Center

June 23, 2023
Learn about the Agile Government Center Friday, June 30th, 10:00 am – 11:45 am (ET)...

EOM April 28 Standing Panel: Cross Boundary Collaboration and Governance

April 24, 2023
Cross boundary Collaboration and Governance Friday, April 28, 2023; 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT The...

EOM March 31 Standing Panel

March 23, 2023
Discussion with OMB's New Associate Director for Performance and Personnel Management Friday, March 31, 2023...

Joint EOM and IGS Feb 24 Standing Panel

February 24, 2023
Building State and Local Data Infrastructure in Collaboration with Federal Partners Friday, February 24, 2023...

EOM Jan 27 Standing Panel: Addressing Government Failures

January 25, 2023
Discussing Government Failures and How to Prevent Them Friday, January 27, 2023; 10:00 – 11:4...

EOM Nov 4 Standing Panel: Federal Budget Process

November 10, 2022
The Federal Budget ProcessFriday, November 4th from 2-4 pm EST The Standing Panel on Executive...

EOM Sept 30 Standing Panel: Strengthening Trust in Government Institutions

September 22, 2022
Strengthening Trust in Government Institutions Friday, September 30, 10:00 – 11:30 am (ET) In...

Executive Organization and Management June 24th Standing Panel

June 17, 2022
EOM June Standing Panel: Role of Chiefs in Government Friday, June 24, 2022; 10:00 am...

EOM April 29 Standing Panel

April 25, 2022
Discussing Climate Change and Sustainability Friday, April 29, 2022; 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. EST The...

EOM March 25 Standing Panel

March 08, 2022
Discussing the GAO's Strategic Plan with GAO's Managing Director for Strategic Planning, Stephen Sanford Friday...

EOM February Standing Panel with Nick Hart, Diana Epstein, and Christina Yancey

February 16, 2022
Discussing the Evidence Agenda with the Data Foundation's Dr. Nick Hart, OMB's Dr. Diana Epstein...

EOM January Standing Panel with Dustin Brown

January 10, 2022
Discussing the President's Management Agenda with OMB’s Deputy Assistant Director for Management Friday, January 28...

Joint Meeting of the NAPA Standing Panel on Executive Organization & Management and the Government Performance Coalition

September 09, 2021
Friday, September 17th, 10:00 - 11: 45 am ESTNew Models of Public Governance: Measuring Performance...

EOM July 30th Standing Panel

July 19, 2021
New Models of Public Governance: Leading Social Transformations How does leadership of a “social transformation”...

EOM July Standing Panel Meeting

June 24, 2021
Topic: Implementing the American Rescue PlanThursday, July 8th, 1:00-2:45 pm EST The $1.9 Trillion American...

Standing Panel on Executive Organization and Management May Meeting

May 17, 2021
The 2020 Presidential Transition: How Well Did It Work? The country was riveted by daily...

Joint EOM and Social Equity Standing Panel

April 20, 2021
Regulatory Retrospective Reviews: The Case of Social Equity April 30, 2021 @ 10:00:00 am -...

EOM March Standing Panel Meeting

March 18, 2021
Friday, March 26th, 10:00 am - 11:45 am EST Topic: Creating an Inventory of All...

EOM February Standing Panel Meeting

February 16, 2021
EOM Panel Announcement Standing Panel on Executive Organization and Management Monthly Meeting – Friday, February...

Standing Panel on Executive Organization and Management January Meeting

January 12, 2021
Monthly Meeting – Friday, January 29, 2021, 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. (Eastern) Topic: Build Back...

Panel Meeting Summary Notes: October 18, 2019

October 28, 2019
NAPA EOM Panel Meeting - Summary Notes Topic: GAO’s Center for Strategic Foresight October 18...

What Are the Elements of Sound Public Governance?

February 15, 2019
Background This session focused on an initiative by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development...

Implementation of the Evidence Act: A Discussion at the NAPA EOM Panel

February 05, 2019
Background: In one of its last actions before adjourning last month, the 115th Congress passed...

Panel Meeting: Insights from the 2012 Obama Business and Trade Reorganization Initiative

October 09, 2018
President Obama announced in his 2011 State of the Union that he would pursue reorganizing...

Being Inspired by Others

August 30, 2018
By Jonathan D. Breul, NAPA Fellow I’m always intrigued by how other countries have tackled...

Helping Managers Understand Attrition and Retention Issues Using Federal Employee Survey Data

May 04, 2018
At the core of the recent National Academy of Public Administration report titled Strengthening Organizational...

Improving Employee Engagement: A Virtuous Cycle

March 21, 2018
I think I’ve heard just about every government joke there is. Most are mean-spirited and...

Improving Employee Engagement: Reflections of a Former HUD Deputy Secretary

March 14, 2018
What happens when you tie your Employee Engagement effort to shared mission and goals? Lots...

Australia-US Lessons on Public Sector Stewardship and Capability

February 27, 2018
The NAPA White Paper, Strengthening Organisational Health and Performance in Government, draws on international as...

Employee Engagement Surveys Are Only Part of the Answer

February 22, 2018
Merely measuring employee engagement isn’t enough, concludes a NAPA white paper on Strengthening Organizational Health...

Where Do We Find Performance? Balancing Organizational Health and Outcomes

February 20, 2018
Reforms that promise better government performance are like a mirage – always just over the...

Learning Agendas Can Produce Performance and Evaluation Evidence

February 15, 2018
The Evidence-based Policymaking Commission strongly recommends that agencies use learning agendas for evaluation plans to...

The Five Rs and Employee Engagement

February 12, 2018
Companies need engaged employees. They are motivated to innovate, increase productivity, and satisfy customers. The...

The Big Deal About Big Data

February 08, 2018
This blog post first appeared in Government Executive Behind the roller-coaster politics rocking Washington, a...

A New Strategy to Improve Government Performance

February 05, 2018
A recent National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) report Improving Organizational Health and Performance in...

A Possible Future for the Federal Government

February 01, 2018
Embarking on any long journey, it helps to have a clear idea of where you...

Next Steps in Improving Government Performance

January 31, 2018
This blog post first appeared in Government Executive Have government reformers been putting the chicken...

The Use of Organizational Assessment Reviews to Improve Organizational Performance

October 20, 2017
Summary from October 20,2017 EOM Panel Meeting Background The Office of Management and Budget has...

The Use of People Analytics to Improve Organizational Health and Performance

September 18, 2017
Summary from September 15, 2017 EOM Panel Meeting Background The Office of Management and Budget...

The Importance of Evaluating Program Outcomes: The Case of Federal Credit Programs

June 23, 2017
Summary from June 23, 2017 EOM Panel Meeting: Background Federal loan and loan guarantee programs...

Implementing the DATA Act: Working Across Boundaries

May 19, 2017
The Executive branch was given three years to implement its key provisions. A key deadline...

President Trump's Government Reform Initiatives

April 26, 2017
Summary of April 26, 2017 EOM Panel Meeting Introduction Media reports on the various reform...

Implementing the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act

March 17, 2017
Summary from March 17, 2017 EOM Panel Meeting Context Legislation passed in December 2016 requires...

The Long Road to Strategic Foresight in the Federal Government

August 26, 2016
Summary Governments around the world are faced with existing and evolving challenges that require thoughtful...

Reflections on Federal Foresight Initiatives in the 1970s

June 20, 2016
Summary During the 1970s the planning and foresight community worked very hard to incorporate the...

Governing with Foresight: Bringing Strategic Foresight to Bear in Policy Planning and Management

April 12, 2016
Introduction How can a new President assess the risks, challenges, and opportunities of his or...

Can We Finally Link Foresight To Policy?

March 30, 2016
Introduction We are entering a season when many groups are thinking about how to advise...

The Value of Strategic Foresight

February 23, 2016
Introduction In discussing the value of strategic foresight, it is important to distinguish it from...

Strategic Foresight is a Measurable Activity

February 10, 2016
Introduction The demand for measurable outcomes has historically posed an enduring challenge for Strategic Foresight...

Effective Strategic Foresight is Rooted in Cross-Agency Collaboration

February 02, 2016
Cross-agency collaboration is essential for effective strategic foresight. How can existing efforts be improved to...

Strategic Foresight

January 28, 2016
Summary Perspective in planning is crucial to its success. The scope and time frame used...

Linking Foresight to Decision Making

January 19, 2016
How can strategic foresight be effectively linked to decision making in the federal executive branch...

What Is Strategic Foresight?

January 11, 2016
Introduction Does it make any sense for the government to think long term? We’ve done...

Bringing Strategic Foresight to the Fore

January 08, 2016
Introduction What is NAPA’s Strategic Foresight Panel planning to do? This isn’t the first time...