TheLectern

  • Agile development: A case in point

    A CIO who came to government from the private sector turns to agile development to solve some thorny IT problems at DHS. Read More

  • The greatest immigrant generation

    Steve Kelman honors his grandparents' generation while memorializing his mother. Read More

  • Meeting the first dean of China's first business school

    Steve Kelman meets Professor Yingluo Wang, a pioneer of Chinese business education. Read More

  • Mass consumption in China

    A Harvard professor encounters China's burgeoning consumer culture. Read More

  • A clue to keep employees happier during budget-cut times

    Research from the UK may provide federal managers a path forward, Steve Kelman writes. Read More

  • Think the government is bureaucratic? Read on.

    Steve Kelman finds dealing with his bank is as much of a bureaucratic nightmare as the government at its worst. Read More

  • Confessions of a PowerPoint convert

    A reluctant professor finds that PowerPoint presentations can enhance the quality of his teaching. Read More

  • To learn more, keep quiet

    Observing a conference in a Muslim country during Ramadan provides a lesson about the value of understanding other cultures. Read More

  • Of bureaucracy and Betty Crocker

    How instructions for making brownies are like rules for agency managers. Read More

  • How to think about new policy proposals – feedback on my feedback

    Steve Kelman responds to criticism with some ideas on the most productive ways to think about policy proposals. Read More