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  • Another depressing story about federal hiring

    Steve Kelman finds a bright side, however, in the ability of individual managers to buck the trends. Read More

  • 'Paying for Results' at a tipping point?

    Steve Kelman showcases a new report that shows just how widespread outcome-oriented contracting has become. Read More

  • Brazil dispatch

    Steve Kelman offers five observations from Latin America's biggest economy and democracy. Read More

  • Corruption and causes for thanksgiving

    Steve Kelman considers the costs of corruption in Mexico, China, and most developing countries -- and argues that Americans should keep their own government troubles in perspective. Read More

  • Professional values and government outputs

    Want to change your organization's culture? Steve Kelman suggests starting with the type of professions from which you hire. Read More

  • An opening bid on 'acquisition of the future'

    Steve Kelman has some advice for the movement to remake government procurement. Read More

  • Remembering time behind the Berlin Wall

    Before he became a procurement expert and management professor, Steve Kelman dabbled in Cold War intrigue. Twenty-five years after the fall of the wall, he recalls the experience. Read More

  • It's the requirements, stupid...

    Steve Kelman argues that the best place to improve federal procurements is at the beginning. Read More

  • Are internships the secret weapon for hiring young talent into government?

    Steve Kelman explains how the Pathways Programs offer agencies a fast track to hiring recent graduates. Read More

  • Knowing when to stand your ground

    New research suggests that strategies for making good decisions where the choices are complex may be very different from those where the clear answer involves courage. Read More

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