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Competent Management: Getting the Basics Right

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 - 11:11
A new article in the Harvard Business Review by a team of researchers led by Raffaella Sadun, Nicholas Bloom and John Van Reenen, have done just this, for private sector companies.  But their lessons apply in government as well, observing: “Core management practices can’t be taken for granted.

Making Government’s Massive Programs Work: Now It’s the Law

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 - 10:13
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Co-Author: Roger Kodat, Project Director, National Academy of Public Administration In addition to managing ongoing programs, the federal government increasingly is called upon to undertake large, complex initiatives and to adapt and improve existing programs in a rapidly changing environment.

How to Avoid Four Fatal Flaws When Designing Your Government Performance Management System

Monday, July 17th, 2017 - 14:44
Most “Government Performance Management Systems” suffer from serious conceptual flaws that have regularly proven to be fatal. For example, often there are no consequences for “good” or “bad” performance in government. Thus, even a good performance measurement system is a waste of time.  In addition, performance measurement systems in government lack: (a) upfront prioritization of goals and objectives; (b) upfront agreement on how to judge deviation from targets; and (c) focus on the whole of organization. * * * * *

Moving Forward with a New Management Agenda

Thursday, March 30th, 2017 - 8:11
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Blog Co-Author: Haynes Cooney Senior Managing Consultant at IBM Global Business Services If implemented effectively, these initiatives could result improved efficiency and effectiveness of the federal agencies, and smarter use of taxpayer dollars. The management section outlines a series of ideas focused on the “what” and “how” of government.

Weekly Roundup for March 6-10, 2017

Friday, March 10th, 2017 - 11:38
John Kamensky

Developing a Management Roadmap for the New Administration

Monday, January 16th, 2017 - 9:42
Developing a Management Roadmap for the New Administration. Join host Michael Keegan as he explores this effort and how presidential transitions work with David Eagles, Director, The Center for Presidential Transition, Partnership for Public Service and Dan Chenok, Executive Director, The IBM Center for The Business of Government.

Developing a Management Roadmap for the New Administration

Friday, January 13th, 2017 - 13:43
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Developing a Management Roadmap for the New Administration. Join host Michael Keegan as he explores this effort and how presidential transitions work with David Eagles, Director, The Center for Presidential Transition, Partnership for Public Service and Dan Chenok, Executive Director, The IBM Center for The Business of Government.
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Mon, 01/16/2017
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Developing a Management Roadmap for the New Administration. Join host Michael Keegan as he explores this effort and how presidential transitions work with David Eagles, Director, The Center for Presidential Transition, Partnership for Public Service and Dan Chenok, Executive Director, The IBM Center for The Business of Government.

Leaders Speak: Dr. David Shulkin on Reforming the Delivery of Veterans Healthcare

Monday, November 21st, 2016 - 11:49
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:32
The mission of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was borne from the immortal words of Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address: to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan. The Veterans Health Administration embodies that promise of a grateful nation -- providing quality health care that Veterans have earned through their service and sacrifices. Although the covenant with Veterans is immutable, healthcare evolves and so must VHA.

Weekly Round Up November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016 - 13:02
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:50
Trump teams begin meeting with federal agencies. President-elect Donald Trump has begun to deploy transition teams in three waves to meet with federal agencies.

The IBM Center for The Business of Government

Monday, September 12th, 2016 - 20:17
The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects research to practice, applying scholarship to real world issues and decisions for government. The Center stimulates research and facilitates discussion of new approaches to improving the effectiveness of government at the federal, state, local, and international levels.