The Right Path

Stier, Max
November 2009
Government Executive;Nov2009, Vol. 41 Issue 13, p62
Trade Publication
In this article, the author opines that the U.S. government's approach toward its Senior Executive Service, is neglectful and short-sighted. The government devotes meager resources to developing, recruiting, training and nurturing civilian career executives. Promotions often are based on technical and scientific skills rather than managerial and leadership strengths, while the government's pay system serves as a disincentive for some to enter or move up the leadership ranks.


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