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  • Managing (and working) in a global context

    Even the most insular federal employees should be mindful of other cultural norms, Steve Kelman argues. Here's a book to help. Read More

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  • How can we improve the use of past performance in contracting?

    Steve Kelman responds to Jaime Gracia's comments on problems with the current system. Read More

    Comments: 4
  • Taxes and software, take two

    Steve Kelman gets another reminder that private-sector software can fall short, too. Read More

    Comments: 3
  • China dispatch: Students, trade and technology parks

    Steve Kelman rounds up observations from his trip to Chengdu. Read More

  • Debacle or triumph: The deciding factors

    Steve Kelman looks at four fundamental factors that can determine whether a large-scale IT project fails or flourishes. Read More

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  • Don't call it derivative!

    Steve Kelman contemplates a new Shanghai restaurant that serves "American-style" Chinese food. Read More

  • The latest in Chinese IT

    Steve Kelman reports that Chinese firms are advancing beyond knockoffs to produce real innovations. Read More

    Comments: 2
  • A somewhat revealing rubber stamp

    Steve Kelman suggests that interesting signals can be gleaned from China's "two session" proceedings. Read More

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  • What McCaskill is missing about past performance data

    A punishment-only approach is bad psychology and bad management, even if it may be good politics. Read More

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  • 'Evidence-based government' and the FY 2015 budget

    Steve Kelman contends the best part of the president's budget may be its efforts to measure and reward programs that work. Read More

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