Tom Fox
The Federal Coach

Tom Fox, of the Partnership for Public Service, explores workplace issues and provides advice for federal managers through analysis, interviews and reader Q&As in his Federal Coach blog for On Leadership.

Latest by Tom Fox

Fixing what’s wrong with the IRS

Fixing what’s wrong with the IRS

“I’ve never dealt with an organization that is so short of resources across the board.”

Tips for dealing with poor performers

Tips for dealing with poor performers

The process of dealing with bad workers in government is fundamentally flawed.

Leadership lessons from the grave

Leadership lessons from the grave

An interview with Steve Muro, the head of the National Cemetery Administration.

How to compete for young workers

How to compete for young workers

Young people make up a quarter of the workforce, but only 8 percent of federal employees.