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Administration Should Seize Momentum on U.S. Open Government “Action Plan”

Gadi Dechter recommends that the Obama administration move on its recent initiatives after urging the U.N. General Assembly to "harness the power of open societies."

By Gadi Dechter | Wednesday, September 21, 2011

El Acta de Empleos Estadounidenses

Heather Boushey y Gadi Dechter detallan cómo el plan del presidente Obama está basado en propuestas bipartidistas y son medidas comprobadas para crear empleos.

By Heather Boushey and Gadi Dechter | Friday, September 16, 2011

The American Jobs Act

article icon Issue Brief Heather Boushey and Gadi Dechter detail why President Obama’s approach is grounded in bipartisan proposals proven to create desperately needed jobs now.

By Heather Boushey and Gadi Dechter | Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Agricultural Subsidies

This is the latest in a weekly series of talking points from CAP’s Doing What Works team showing how we can make smart budget cuts that boost government efficiency—not gut essential services.

By Gadi Dechter | Wednesday, July 27, 2011

July 21 Is Consumers’ Independence Day

The new “cop on the beat” for consumers of financial products faces more challenges ahead, but it’s a fight worth having, argues Gadi Dechter.

By Gadi Dechter | Thursday, July 21, 2011

Tax Expenditures

This is the latest in a weekly series from CAP’s Doing What Works team showing how we can make smart budget cuts that boost government efficiency—not gut essential services.

By Gadi Dechter | Wednesday, June 8, 2011

America’s Next Top Model Disclosure

Gadi Dechter discusses home mortgage loan disclosures the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is developing in this post on The Hill's blog.

By Gadi Dechter | Tuesday, May 24, 2011

IRS Aims for Letter-Perfect Language

Gadi Dechter outlines in Government Executive how the federal government is working to communicate more effectively with the public.

By Gadi Dechter | Monday, May 16, 2011

Bring the Freedom of Information Act into the Digital

Gadi Dechter and Reece Rushing urge Congress to bring the Freedom of Information Act into the digital age.

By Gadi Dechter and Reece Rushing | Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Obama’s Social Impact Bonds: Private Money, Public Benefit

Gadi Dechter explains the benefits of social impact bonds in The Baltimore Sun.

By Gadi Dechter | Monday, February 14, 2011

Performance Reviews That Work

article icon Issue Brief John Griffith and Gadi Dechter examine four successful performance review programs in the federal government.

By John Griffith and Gadi Dechter | Friday, February 4, 2011

Still ROWE-ing in Minnesota County Human Services and Public Health Department

A D.C. government agency’s transformation into a “results-only work environment” is still on hold pending a mayoral transition, but ROWE is going strong in a Minneapolis county government department according to the ROWE manager there.

By Gadi Dechter | Wednesday, November 10, 2010

ROWE Transition on “Pause”

A D.C. government agency’s transformation into a “results-only work environment” suffers its first major setback when city officials halt the initiative until the incoming mayor’s transition team has a chance to review it.

By Gadi Dechter | Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Mythical HR Rules and Real Employee Complaints

A D.C. government agency’s transformation into a “results-only work environment” kicks into high gear this week after managers get anonymous feedback from employee focus groups. The third installment in a new weekly series by Gadi Dechter.

By Gadi Dechter | Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The Guinea Pigs in the Basement

The second installment in a new weekly series by Gadi Dechter on a D.C. government agency’s transformation into a “results-only work environment” finds the department’s “guinea pigs” in a public library basement, making metrics.

By Gadi Dechter | Wednesday, October 20, 2010