Program Integrity equals Public Trust

This article, reproduced with the permission of the Association of Government Accountants, discusses how federal agencies can restore public trust in government by implementing a five-dimension program integrity framework that fosters strong program performance.

Trust in the federal government "to do what's right always or most of the time" continues to hover at 20 percent. Government can move the trust needle by effectively and efficiently achieving an entity's mission in the public interest while protecting taxpayer dollars.

This article describes a five-dimension program integrity framework helps foster strong program performance and provides a continuous loop for program improvement.