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Q.1 What is the Management Accountability Framework?
A.1 Based on the vision articulated in Results for Canadians: A Management Framework for the Government of Canada, the Management Accountability Framework (MAF) is structured around 10 key elements that collectively define "management" and establish the expectations of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS) for good public service management. The MAF was developed to provide senior public service managers with a specific list of management expectations within an overall framework for high organizational performance. Please refer to the TBS website for details www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/maf-crg/index-eng.asp.
Q.2 What are the highlights of the TBS assessment of LAC's performance?
A.2 In 2009–2010, TBS assessed LAC's MAF performance by analyzing 14 separate Areas of Management (AoMs). For all of the AoMs assessed, LAC earned 7 "acceptable" ratings (green) and 7 "opportunity for improvement" ratings (yellow).
LAC has made progress in four areas in comparison with last year's assessment, while performance has worsened in two areas. In one AoM there was significant decrease, from "strong" to "opportunity for improvement".
Q.3 Why has LAC developed an action plan for the Management Accountability Framework?
LAC is implementing this action plan to improve management across the organization.
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