Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report describes how the federal grant system has come under increased stress in recent years. In an effort to modernize the grant system, the report analyzes three recent reform initiatives in the area of grant management: performance...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report provides an overview of a major new technology now making great inroads in both the public and private sector - RFID technology. RFID stands for radio frequency identification. The report describes RFID technology and how it is being...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The purpose of this study is to examine the management challenges of the 2000 Census and how those were met, and to look forward at how the challenges of 2010 may be addressed.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report describes the tenure of Sean O’Keefe as administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The report describes how O’Keefe faced three difficult challenges during his three years at NASA. His first challenge was...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Global Movement Management (GMM) is a comprehensive and achievable framework for securing the key flows - people, goods, conveyances, money, and information - in the global economy against disruptive threats and building resiliency into the system....
Thursday, March 12, 2009
So, what happens next? The next president will face a very different set of management challenges from the ones that confronted the current president when he took office. Can we begin to predict and start preparing to respond to these challenges? That...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Perrin’s report provides substantial evidence that countries are moving toward a results-oriented approach in a wide variety of government contexts. Until recently, the process and performance of government has been judged largely on inputs,...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
There are new and exciting opportunities to engage citizens by informing, consulting, involving, and collaborating with them through a number of techniques; for example, the use of online surveys and peer-to-peer communication tools such as blogs and...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Dr. Blanchard’s report begins with a description of the statutory and conceptual foundations of costing requirements. He follows with a framework for integrating costs and performance. He then tells the story of how two very different federal agencies...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
In this report, Professors Alvarez and Hall discuss the challenge of moving toward the implementation of a set of electronic transaction standards (ETS) for election administration across the nation. According to the authors of the report, such a...

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