Nearly Half of Federal Execs With Workforce Issues Point to 'Political Pressure' as a Cause

Government Executive: More than four-in-10 executives in the federal government who said their workforces were inadequate to deliver on agency missions identified “political pressure” as a reason for that deficiency, according to a new survey.

Among all the top officials—both career and non-career—who responded to the Partnership for Public Service and Princeton University survey, 60% said their workforces maintained shortcomings that created a “significant obstacle” in conducting their work.

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