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  • 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

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  • Watching the drama from Sweden

    It's not just Washington tracking the federal funding dysfunction, Steve Kelman reports. Read More

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  • Crowdfunding investigative journalism -- in China

    A Chinese journalist seeking public donations may be the first to try such a strategy, Steve Kelman suggests. Read More

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  • Christianity grows in China

    Steve Kelman finds that millions of Christians in China belong to state-recognized Christian churches, while unofficial Christian churches live a sometimes-tolerated, sometimes-persecuted existence. Read More

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  • Talent vs. grit

    Innate ability isn't the best predictor of success, Steve Kelman finds, providing a cue for agency managers to inspire their teams. Read More

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  • More Florentine observations

    Steve Kelman discovers a new level of tourism in Italy. Read More

  • In Florence, Italy (for the first time)

    Steve Kelman discovers the surprising bureaucracy of an historic city. Read More

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  • Are government-focused small businesses innovating?

    Looking at Washington Technology's Fast 50 list, Steve Kelman wonders whether true creativity can be found in small government contractors. Read More

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  • The Air Force launches a 'collaboratory'

    New website shows how agencies can find creative ways to serve multiple missions. Read More

The 2015 Federal 100

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