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Ensuring a Continuing Focus on Implementing Effective Human Capital 

Gene L. Dodaro: 

Human Capital Management: Federal 2008: 

November 21, 2008: 



* Dynamics shaping the environment: 

* GAO efforts to assist upcoming transition: 

* Human Capital—Critical to meeting the nation’s challenges. 

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No Ordinary Transition: Dynamics Shaping our Environment: 

* A nation at war and facing first homeland security change; 

* Near-term and long-term economic challenges: 

- Financial Turmoil; 

- Economic Slowdown; 

- Long-term fiscal imbalance as backdrop; 

* Personnel and Performance Challenges. 

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