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  • Elon Musk's next act -- it involves government again!

    Steve Kelman urges more people to find inspiration in the large-scale challenges government faces. Read More

  • What are the real reasons small firms won't sell to the government?

    Steve Kelman goes outside the traditional government contractor community for insights into the true barriers to entry. Read More

    Comments: 7
  • Putting yourself in others’ shoes can help you too!

    Steve Kelman suggests that organizational behavior research can have practical (and powerful) applications for federal managers. Read More

  • Hierarchy in organizations: when it helps, when it hurts

    Steve Kelman suggests that managers must consider what types of work their teams are really doing. Read More

  • The new Office of American Innovation -- let's give Trump credit

    Steve Kelman sees several reasons to be optimistic about the administration's new initiative to spark innovation in government management. Read More

    Comments: 4
  • The Trump administration has a management agenda!

    Steve Kelman digs into the administration's budget blueprint, and finds clear signs of continuity for improving government management. Read More

  • When 'compliance' should be a dirty word

    Steve Kelman makes the case that using the word "comply" can have unintended consequences. Read More

    Comments: 3
  • Can IGs and agencies agree to a code of conduct?

    Steve Kelman argues "The Art of the Deal" offers a possible path to more constructive oversight. Read More

    Comments: 3
  • 18F: The empire strikes back

    Oversight has its place, Steve Kelman writes, but the IG reports focused on 18F almost seem hostile to innovation. Read More

    Comments: 15
  • Updates from the procurement innovation front

    Steve Kelman checks in on some of his favorite examples of shaking up the government status quo. Read More

    Comments: 2

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