While the experience of the Minerals Management Service demonstrates the dangers of allowing industry domination of the regulatory agenda, a partnership approach does have advantages when engaged properly.
Regulatory partnerships between government regulators and industry evolved in the 1990s as a way of increasing compliance while reducing administrative burdens However, a Washington Post story on the Minerals Management Service (MMS) leaves readers with t
The September 2010 issue of Harvard Business Review has an insightful piece, “The Judgment Deficit,” by Amar Bhide. It explores the role of statistical models in the centralization of decision making and how this played a role in the recent downfall of th
The Obama management agenda finally has a name: the Accountable Government Initiative. In a memo from President Obama to the 7,000 members of the senior executive service, he highlights six initiatives and their progress to date. He also says: “I have tas