President's Quality Award Program applications are due to OPM by
September 5, 2003.
redesigned the Presidents Quality Award Program last
year to recognize those organizations and projects that stood out in
implementing the objectives of the Presidents
Management Agenda (PMA).
last year, the 2003 program will
recognize organizations for their performance and results in any or
all of the five following PMA categories:
Strategic Management of Human Capital,
Improved Financial Performance,
Expanded Electronic Government, and
Budget and Performance Integration.
Organizations selected for recognition will serve as
role models and benchmarks for other organizations to attain similar
Since applications will be
evaluated, in part, by the
results attained and the transferability and sustainability of the
improvement, sharing of these best practices will provide us
significant leverage in creating a government that is
citizen-centered, results-oriented, and market-based. The
2003 criteria and program guidelines are now