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For Immediate Release
October 13, 2006

Fact Sheet: The President's Management Agenda: Making Government More Effective

      President Meets with President's Management Council, Discusses Management Agenda
      President's Management Agenda

The President's Management Council Works To Improve Programs And Leave Government Better Than We Found It

Today, The Office Of Management And Budget Released The President's Management Council's Annual Report, Giving Examples Of The Progress On Management Improvement Efforts Initiated In 2001 With The President's Management Agenda (PMA). The Government has strengthened management practices; increased government transparency and accountability; and improved program performance. The President's Management Council is committed to work even more aggressively to improve government effectiveness.

Improving Performance And Efficiency

More Agencies Than Ever Are Effectively Incorporating Program Performance Information Into Their Management And Budget Decisions.

Giving The American People Better Results For Their Money

Improved Accountability, Clearer Outcome Performance Metrics, Accurate Financial Information For Timely And Wise Decisions, And Targeted Competitive Pressure On Commercial Costs Allow For Savings And Better Performance.

Greater Accountability Improves Government Effectiveness

President Bush Has Consistently Focused On Improved Transparency, Accountability, And Better Management Practices Across The Federal Government. Greater transparency has made agencies more accountable for program performance and more responsive to the American public.

The PMA Scorecard, Found On Since 2002, this Web site tracks agencies' progress in meeting their management improvement goals.

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