The purpose of this assignment is to help you better understand the different challenges senior executives in the public sector encounter and the tools and resources available for them to assess and mitigate these challenges. For this assignment, you are a federal auditor with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and have been asked to assess policy initiatives at a federal agency. You are to select one federal agency and assess the leadership’s strategic plan for operational visioning. Create a memorandum to brief agency leadership on your findings. Be sure your memo includes the following:

Describe the agency’s senior executive leadership expertise.
Critique the agency’s mission in comparison with its strategic plan.
Interpret the goals within the strategic plan for operational effectiveness.
Recommend changes to the plan that might improve operations.

Describe the Senior Leadership Team’s Role in Managing the Agency’s Mission