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With the Trump Administration releasing the Presidents Management Agenda this week, we’ve assembled a panel of experts to discuss key components of the agenda this Friday.
This morning, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) unveiled the FY 2019 President’s Management Agenda (PMA) – the guiding principles that will govern the administration’s approach to managing (and modernizing) the federal workforce.
According to Tyson Meadors, the Director of Cybersecurity Policy at the National Security Council, the federal government has 285,000 open positions relating to cybsersecurity, a labor shortage that represents a national security threat amid increasing efforts by foreign actors to penetrate both government systems and privately-controlled networks critical to national infrastructure.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals adopted the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals’ holdings with regard to the test of whether an agency has carried its burden to prove whether the agency would have taken the same personnel action against an employee irrespective of the employee’s protected disclosures, and with regard to whether an employee may be disciplined for the manner in which he or she communicates a protected disclosure.
In a recent study, Marissa King, a professor of organizational behavior at Yale SOM, and Ingrid Nembhard of the Wharton School set out to use new technology to understand how healthcare teams operate and whether certain team dynamics lead to better outcomes.