Robert Shea

Implementing agency reorganization without top officials confirmed

Implementing agency reorganization without top officials confirmed

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the challenges implementing the agency reorganization initiative without confirmed political leadership...
Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking issues final report

Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking issues final report

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the results from the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking’s final report.
Trump, Congress push for reduction in improper payments

Trump, Congress push for reduction in improper payments

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the effort by the Trump administration and Congress to reduce the...
Government Matters (Full Show) – May 17, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – May 17, 2017

Nafeesa Syeed, national security and cyber reporter at Bloomberg, discussed the firing of FBI director James Comey and its impact...
Agencies await management agenda from the White House

Agencies await management agenda from the White House

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton, discussed clues to President Trump’s management agenda buried in his executive order on cybersecurity.
Government Matters (Full Show) – March 15, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – March 15, 2017

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discussed the possible implications of the Trump administration’s budget proposal for the...
Trump’s ‘skinny budget’ poised to get some meat on its bones

Trump’s ‘skinny budget’ poised to get some meat on its bones

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discussed the possible implications of the Trump administration’s budget proposal for the...
Government Matters (Full Show) – February 20, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – February 20, 2017

White House preparing agency reorganization executive order Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the agency reorganization executive...
White House preparing agency reorganization executive order

White House preparing agency reorganization executive order

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the agency reorganization executive order being prepared by the White House.
Congress considers flurry of federal management bills

Congress considers flurry of federal management bills

Robert Shea, a principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discussed the flurry of activity in Congress around management and workforce...
Government Matters (Full Show) – January 18, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – January 18, 2017

GAO denies protests of massive Alliant 2 contract Frank Konkel, senior technology editor for the Government Executive Media Group, discussed...
Government Matters (Full Show) – November 23, 2016

Government Matters (Full Show) – November 23, 2016

Gen. Michael Hayden (USAF, ret.), former director of both the National Security Agency and the CIA, discussed intelligence briefings being...
The implications of a Trump administration on civil service reform

The implications of a Trump administration on civil service reform

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discussed the implications of a Trump administration on civil service reform.
The relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees

The relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton, discusses the importance of the relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees.
Government Matters (Full Show) – September 28, 2016

Government Matters (Full Show) – September 28, 2016

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton, discusses the importance of the relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees. Dave...
Government Matters (Full Show) – August 24, 2016

Government Matters (Full Show) – August 24, 2016

Defense reporter at The Washington Examiner, Jacqueline Klimas, discusses the progress being made on the National Defense Authorization Act while...
The evolving relationship between unions and presidential administrations

The evolving relationship between unions and presidential administrations

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton, discusses the evolving relationship between unions and presidential administrations.
Government Matters (Full Show) – July 27, 2016

Government Matters (Full Show) – July 27, 2016

Wednesday on Government Matters: Nikki Parker, vice president of growth & strategy at Covata, discussed the investigation into a cyber...
OMB releases an update to Circular A-123

OMB releases an update to Circular A-123

Grant Thornton principal Robert Shea, former associate administrator at the Office of Management and Budget, discussed the long-awaited makeover for...
Reporting management challenges at agencies

Reporting management challenges at agencies

Robert Shea, former associate director at the Office of Management and Budget, explains why reporting requirements for managers at federal...