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  • A good experience with the U.S. health care system

    Steve Kelman gets a first-hand reminder of what's good about the current system -- though he would have rather not had the opportunity. Read More

    Comments: 6
  • The return of nine-to-five?

    Steve Kelman wonders whether a supposed trend toward normal business hours would ease federal workers' burdens -- or actually represent a boost in productivity. Read More

    Comments: 10
  • The secret danger of strong leaders

    Steve Kelman looks at research that warns leaders who feel too powerful can hinder good team performance. Read More

    Comments: 1
  • Sober about cyber

    Steve Kelman considers what the Sony hack means for agencies and critical infrastructure. Read More

    Comments: 5
  • USAID and Ebola protective gear: Contests go mainstream

    Steve Kelman suggests that we could be at a tipping point when it comes to embracing the benefits of contest-based acquisition. Read More

    Comments: 1
  • Another depressing story about federal hiring

    Steve Kelman finds a bright side, however, in the ability of individual managers to buck the trends. Read More

    Comments: 8
  • 'Paying for Results' at a tipping point?

    Steve Kelman showcases a new report that shows just how widespread outcome-oriented contracting has become. Read More

    Comments: 3
  • Brazil dispatch

    Steve Kelman offers five observations from Latin America's biggest economy and democracy. Read More

  • Corruption and causes for thanksgiving

    Steve Kelman considers the costs of corruption in Mexico, China, and most developing countries -- and argues that Americans should keep their own government troubles in perspective. Read More

    Comments: 1
  • Professional values and government outputs

    Want to change your organization's culture? Steve Kelman suggests starting with the type of professions from which you hire. Read More

    Comments: 4

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