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  • No good deed goes unpunished?

    Steve Kelman spotlights an example of the disincentives government employees have to innovate and over-deliver. Read More

  • The measles outbreak and the ignorance lobby

    Steve Kelman laments the consequences of ignoring evidence-based public health policies. Read More

  • A good experience with the U.S. health care system

    Steve Kelman gets a first-hand reminder of what's good about the current system -- though he would have rather not had the opportunity. Read More

  • The return of nine-to-five?

    Steve Kelman wonders whether a supposed trend toward normal business hours would ease federal workers' burdens -- or actually represent a boost in productivity. Read More

  • The secret danger of strong leaders

    Steve Kelman looks at research that warns leaders who feel too powerful can hinder good team performance. Read More

  • Sober about cyber

    Steve Kelman considers what the Sony hack means for agencies and critical infrastructure. Read More

  • USAID and Ebola protective gear: Contests go mainstream

    Steve Kelman suggests that we could be at a tipping point when it comes to embracing the benefits of contest-based acquisition. Read More

  • 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

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