Beyond the Beltway: How Federal Leaders Can Engage Employees Working Across the Nation

June 12, 2019

It’s a common misconception that most federal employees are in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In reality, 85 percent of federal employees live and work outside the nation’s capital.

With much of the responsibility for delivering on the missions of our government falling on employees working away from Washington, it’s critical that federal leaders master how to keep such a dispersed workforce satisfied and committed in their work. Unfortunately, field employees can often feel isolated from the rest of their agency and less engaged than their counterparts at headquarters.

In “Beyond the Beltway: How Federal Leaders Can Engage Employees Working Across the Nation,” the Partnership for Public Service and Boston Consulting Group explore what federal leaders can do to engage employees working away from headquarters.

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Topic: Best Places to Work