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  • Innovation at a 95-percent discount

    The Presidential Innovation Fellows program impresses Steve Kelman with its blend of high creativity and low cost. Read More

  • China faces the Western New Year

    As 2013 dawns, China faces tensions and challenges, Steve Kelman observes. Read More

  • China wishes a Merry Christmas

    Steve Kelman's experience with a festive holiday season in Beijing is marred by air pollution. Read More

  • Some cultural observations in Mexico

    Mexico is one of just a few countries that has successfully evolved from single-party rule to a democracy, Steve Kelman learns. Read More

  • First impressions of Mexico

    Steve Kelman is visiting Mexico as part of a Harvard University program for Mexican government managers. Read More

  • Harnessing the energy of youth for better government

    'Ethical hacking' training for young people has some risks, but Steve Kelman thinks that bringing the enthusiasm of the young to bear is an idea with many applications in government. Read More

  • 'If this were government it would be a news story'

    An experience in a movie line triggers thoughts of government oversight and the press for Steve Kelman. Read More

  • Private-sector corporate customers give their IT vendors low marks as strategic partners

    The most important practice defining a strategic partner for these CIOs was "joint ventures with shared risk and reward." Read More

  • Bringing the "book group" idea to the world of charitable giving

    A modest proposal that combines the opportunity to give, to learn and to share good times with friends. Read More

  • Going international

    Nationality and language barriers can complicate management. Steve Kelman's students provide some insight. Read More