The Business of Government Magazine


The Business of Government Magazine

Perspective on Presidential Transitions: How George W. Bush and Barack Obama Managed a Transfer of Power

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 - 16:19
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 15:00
There are approximately 75 days between a presidential election and the inauguration of a new president. This is considered the presidential transition period. It is a time of opportunity and hazard for an incoming administration. The transition from campaign to governing requires that presidential policies be transformed from rhetoric into an actionable agenda and then into concrete results. Neither good policies nor sound investments are likely to work, let along succeed, if undermined by poor implementation.

The Business of Government Magazine – The NEW Fall/Winter 2012 Edition

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 - 11:34
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Admiral Robert Papp - Leading the U.S. Coast Guard: Strategic Vision, Steadying the Service, and Working in the Arctic

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 - 17:31
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 16:57
Demand for the Coast Guard’s unique capabilities has never been higher. Facing new challenges has required it to organize more efficiently and manage operations more effectively. What is the U.S. Coast Guard strategic direction? How will steadying the service make the U.S. Coast Guard ready for today and prepared for tomorrow? Admiral Robert Papp, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore these questions and so much more. On the History and Evolving Mission of the U.S. Coast Guard

NEW Spring/Summer 2012 - The Business of Government Magazine

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 - 23:29
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 21:26
Today’s conditions require government executives to go beyond simply doing more with less—to find smarter ways of doing business, using resources more efficiently, and investing them more wisely. The dramatic nature of this historical moment cannot be overstated. It is fully revealed by the depth of the vicissitudes being faced. How government leaders respond matters and the conditions require more than vague changes. It is to be understood that today’s actions affect future choices and lost opportunities result in ubiquitous costs.

Leaders Speak on Leadership and Public Service: Amb. Patrick Kennedy, Adm. Thad Allen, and Dave Wennergren

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 - 14:49
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 13:01
For a decade, The Business of Government Hour has brought you leading government executives who are changing the way government does business. Each week, our guests join us for an informative, insightful, and in-depth conversation about their careers, their agencies, agency accomplishments, as well as their vision of government in the 21st century.  Over last five years, we have interviewed more than 250 government executives. It is from this rich library that we have culled together their insights on important public management issues.

The Business of Government Magazine – The NEW Fall/Winter 2010 Edition

Monday, December 6th, 2010 - 23:52
Monday, December 6, 2010 - 21:39
The Center is pleased to announce the publication of the Fall/Winter 2010 The Business of Government

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Friday, November 12th, 2010 - 6:09
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Analytics and Risk Management: Tools for Making Better Decisions

Friday, July 23rd, 2010 - 0:44
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Decisions based on bad information can lead to poor results and be quite costly to organizations. This may culminate in the squandering of opportunities, taking on unnecessary risk, misallocating resources, and ultimately not achieving strategic goals or objectives.

Michael J. Keegan

Monday, February 15th, 2010 - 16:13
Michael has two decades of experience with both the private and public sectors encompassing strategic planning, business process redesign, strategic communications and marketing, performance management, change management, executive and team coaching, and risk-financing.

Improving the Presidential Transition

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 - 1:18