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USGS Workforce Planning Desk Guide

The Workforce Planning Process

The USGS Workforce Planning Model consists of five steps. The model is supported by a guided inquiry approach. At each step, there are questions located in Appendix B Guided Inquiry to provoke thought, collaboration, and further analysis. The guided inquiry approach is meant to be both iterative and interactive: iterative, because the answer to one question may lead a manager to ask another question; and interactive, because managers need to engage their staff and other stakeholders to fully explore a set of questions. This is a process that enables organizational learning. The questions on the guided inquiry document are not meant to be simply answered as listed, but create a usable, robust and valid workforce plan a comprehensive, dynamic strategy rather than a report.

The USGS Workforce Planning Model

Workforce Planning Model


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