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  • Procurement contests get their due

    As Challenge.gov is recognized by the Ford Foundation and Harvard's Kennedy School, Steve Kelman explains why contests are a big deal. Read More

  • What makes Chinese students optimistic (and pessimistic) about the future of China?

    Steve Kelman details what's really on his students' minds. Read More

  • Corruption and bureaucratic rigidity

    Steve Kelman contends that federal management systems are far more rule-bound than the cases of corruption warrant. Read More

  • Infrastructure in shambles? Contracting to the rescue?

    Steve Kelman see opportunity in the United States' outdated systems. Read More

  • Political leaders take on ideology and special interests -- in Mexico

    Steve Kelman laments the lack of action north of the border. Read More

  • More stuff that's not around any more

    Steve Kelman muses on everything from IT acquisition to subway tokens. Read More

  • A fun party game for the holidays?

    "Revolutionary Road" by Richard Yates contains a number of colloquial phrases that have all but disappeared from the language. Read More

  • Take the pledge: 'I will care about management!'

    The president should be more directly involved in key management challenges that have the potential to become public disasters. Read More

  • Reverse auctions grow up

    Steve Kelman contends that the recent GAO report shows the practice has truly arrived Read More

  • A U.S. decline?

    Steve Kelman assesses U.S. standing in Asia -- and finds we still have a great deal to lose. Read More