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  • Reverse auctions grow up

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

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  • A U.S. decline?

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

    Comments: 3
  • Three more China observations

    Back in Shanghai, Steve Kelman reflects on hostility to Japan, a pipeline disaster and how linguistics can shape politics. Read More

    Comments: 2
  • IT procurement and Searching for scapegoats?

    There are plenty of serious problems with, Steve Kelman argues, but the procurement system itself does not appear to be one of them. Read More

    Comments: 11
  • Own a Picasso for $150 -- another interesting public-private partnership

    Steve Kelman looks to Paris for a creative way to fund efforts that government alone cannot afford. Read More

  • The pitfalls of public-private partnerships

    A case in China gives Steve Kelman an example of potentials and problems when government and the private sector collaborate. Read More

    Comments: 3
  • What's happening with Obamacare?

    Back from a month abroad, Steve Kelman catches up on the news. Read More

    Comments: 10
  • Swedes debate procurement, competition and public services

    Steve Kelman looks at what another nation's policies can teach us about public management. Read More

    Comments: 1
  • A public/private partnership that is saving lives

    Steve Kelman explains why a Swedish emergency response system is a model for future cooperation. Read More

    Comments: 1
  • Start-ups: Can there be too much of a good thing?

    Encouraging young people to take risks and pursue business ideas is well and good, but efforts to persuade students to skip college in favor of start-up work go too far, Steve Kelman suggests. Read More

    Comments: 2

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