Measuring the performance of a publicly-traded company or a professional baseball player is easy. Measuring the performance of a government is much harder. We look at why President Obama created the new “Chief Performance Officer” position — and explore the challenges that lie ahead in reducing waste and making government workers & systems more effective.


  • Max Stier President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

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