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  • IT procurement and HealthCare.gov: Searching for scapegoats?

    There are plenty of serious problems with HealthCare.gov, Steve Kelman argues, but the procurement system itself does not appear to be one of them. Read More

  • Own a Picasso for $150 -- another interesting public-private partnership

    Steve Kelman looks to Paris for a creative way to fund efforts that government alone cannot afford. Read More

  • The pitfalls of public-private partnerships

    A case in China gives Steve Kelman an example of potentials and problems when government and the private sector collaborate. Read More

  • What's happening with Obamacare?

    Back from a month abroad, Steve Kelman catches up on the news. Read More

  • Swedes debate procurement, competition and public services

    Steve Kelman looks at what another nation's policies can teach us about public management. Read More

  • A public/private partnership that is saving lives

    Steve Kelman explains why a Swedish emergency response system is a model for future cooperation. Read More

  • Start-ups: Can there be too much of a good thing?

    Encouraging young people to take risks and pursue business ideas is well and good, but efforts to persuade students to skip college in favor of start-up work go too far, Steve Kelman suggests. Read More

  • World to US: You are destroying yourself!

    As the world watches the government shutdown and the debt ceiling debate, America's reputation sinks. Read More

  • How agency heads are measuring to manage

    Steve Kelman's research suggests that performance management is finally becoming ingrained in federal agencies -- especially those with outstanding leaders. Read More

  • Why are hard decisions hard? Complexity vs. courage.

    Steve Kelman's research reveals that what makes many problems tough is the risks that decision-makers must take to solve them. Read More