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Three Bush Administration Management Reform Initiatives: The President’s Management Agenda, Freedom to Manage Legislative Proposals, and the Program Assessment Rating Tool

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  • Jonathan D. Breul

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    1. IBM Center for the Business of Government
      Jonathan D. Breul is a partner in IBM Global Business Services and a senior fellow in the IBM Center for the Business of Government. He is also a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, an adjunct professor in Georgetown University’s Graduate Public Policy Institute, and a former career senior executive in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget.
      E-mail:jonathan.d.breul@us.ibm.com.
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Jonathan D. Breul is a partner in IBM Global Business Services and a senior fellow in the IBM Center for the Business of Government. He is also a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, an adjunct professor in Georgetown University’s Graduate Public Policy Institute, and a former career senior executive in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget.
E-mail:jonathan.d.breul@us.ibm.com.

Abstract

In response to the foregoing essay by James P. Pfiffner on President George W. Bush’s legacy as a public administrator, this essay takes a practical look at three government-wide Bush administration management reform initiatives: the President’s Management Agenda, the Freedom to Manage legislative proposals, and the Program Assessment Rating Tool.

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