Stephen Peteritas replied to the topic YGL-LA: Saving Money in Government. What is stopping you? in the forum Young Government Leaders LA 7 years, 5 months ago
I know this is a grandiose idea but honestly the best way to motive people to save is to let them benefit from that savings. Most people aren’t interested in saving others money but rather their own. If some type of bonus system was put in place where agencies and or departments that save get to keep a fraction (small fraction) of the saving and use it for bonuses and employee benefits I think that could work.
So example if GSA saves $36 mil. Let them keep 10% of that an apply it to their employees paying less that year for healthcare. It’s a small benefits that would also encourage teamwork.
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