Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report examines how organizational factors and management strategies have affected the ability of federal agencies to generate reliable information for financial statements and achieve unqualified audit opinions. By indentifying successful...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This research draws lessons from three years of a RAND Graduate School course, Hybrid Governance. It lays out a framework for evaluating when public-private partnerships should be sought and what kind of partnerships should be forged or encouraged....
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report describes the new tools and methodologies needed to measure a state's readiness for global electronic commerce. The state of Ohio is used as a prototype and as an example for this study. The report also evaluates the measurement process...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This paper describes the emerging implementation strategies of government in the twenty-first century. The first section describes three models of government available to policy makers who believe that the bureaucratic model cannot solve the problems...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report examines the effects of Michigan's newly adopted brownfield legislation that promotes the redevelopment of contaminated industrial sites in urban centers. The study measures the success of Michigan’s innovative brownfield program, and...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The report discusses the critical importance of high end computing (HEC) to science, engineering and the overall research and development system of the nation, as well as the role of policy-makers in ensuring HEC’s continued advancement. Professors...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
To meet the need for highly skilled professionals and administrators whose talents are in great demand in the public and private sectors, Congress has given special authority to certain federal agencies to hire such people under streamlined procedures...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
By examining all A-76 competitions conducted by the Department of Defense from 1994 through the first quarter of 2004, this report analyzes the impact of competitive sourcing on federal employees. The authors present three major conclusions. First...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report examines federal agencies that have contracted out large scale programs and evaluates their effectiveness. Privatization or outsourcing of services formerly provided in-house have become strategies used by an increasing number of local and...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report examines the role of financial risk management techniques in government. The goal of this study is to determine which private sector financial risk management techniques are best suited for government adoption. In addition, the report...

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