Report of the Expert Panel on Integrated Business and Human Resources Planning in the Federal Public Service

Figure 3: Publishing Plans and Preparing Reports vs. Actually Planning and Making Decisions

This image of a weigh scale illustrates the imbalance between the high number of requests for planning‑related products when compared against the actual level of sound planning and decision-making.

  • Left side of scale (heavier): Publishing plans and preparing reports (note that there are currently more than 100 annual asks, although there is a commitment to reduce by 25% the reports required by Treasury Board policies)
  • Right side of scale (lighter): Actually planning and making decisions