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PACER SHARE Productivity and Personnel Management Demonstration Baseline Evaluation

Published 1990

by Bruce R. Orvis, James Hosek, Michael G. Mattock, L. Ani Haigazian, Alvin K. Ludwig


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PACER SHARE is a five-year demonstration whose purpose is to determine whether several changes in federal civil service practices will improve organizational productivity, flexibility, and quality of worklife while at least sustaining (or improving) the quality and timeliness of work. The changes include job series consolidation, revised base pay determination, new supervisory grading criteria, revised hiring/retention criteria, and productivity gainsharing. This report provides an overview of the PACER SHARE demonstration, its intended effects, and the evaluation model for assessing these effects. It also presents the baseline data collected for evaluating the demonstration and discusses statistical comparisons between the demonstration site and the comparison sites. (Supplemental materials and data analysis appear in N-3146.)

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