Weekly Roundup July 31, 2015

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Weekly Roundup July 31, 2015
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How has USAID sought to promote stability and order in Afghanistan? What is USAID’s three-fold transition strategy? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Larry Sampler, Assistant to the Administrator & Director, Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs, USAID.
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President Obama has said he will sign new legislation that will have far-reaching effects on federal agencies and hundreds of thousands of recipient of federal funds – grantees, contractors, universities, non-profits, states, and localities.
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What are the strategic priorities of FEMA’s Mission Support Bureau? How is FEMA’s Mission Support Bureau providing the support, tools, and resources that ensure FEMA meets its mission? What is FEMA doing to improve its operational performance?
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For years, good government observers have called for the use of performance information in the budgeting process to better inform decisions.
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine underscores the importance of correlating short-term decision-making with long-range consequences. We highlight the latest trends and best practices for improving government effectiveness by introducing you to key government executives, detailing the work of public management practitioners, and offering insights from leading academics.
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Interagency coordination is an essential element of effective public leadership.
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There is growing interest in “engaging the crowd” to identify or develop innovative solutions to public problems.
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The history of quantitative crime analysis spans centuries. Crime mapping first appeared in the 19th century.
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Over the last few years, a critical mass of stakeholders has quietly worked to build evidence-based decision-making into government.
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In a special report, Six Trends Driving Change in Government, the Center has identified a set of trends that correspond to these challenges and drive government change.
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