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
This international study provides comparative data on the history of computerization, the current scope, past and present aims, and consequences (for organization, costs and procedural justice) of computerization, surveillance and data collection, the...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This research reviews a highly successful model of network collaboration that contained the outbreak of Exotic Newcastle disease, (a highly contagious disease among poultry), in California in 2002. The success of the effort was in part the result of the..
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report details a methodology that may be used to assess educational return on investment (ROI), in particular in the area of technology investments. The analysis of ROI in education is fundamental in the management philosophy and application of...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report assesses the scope and effectiveness of the "managing diversity" initiatives undertaken by many federal agencies. Despite the significant amount of public funding expended on these inititatives, there has been very little systematic...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Wye describes how political executives can overcome common problems in the design, alignment, use, and communication of performance measures and information. The report links performance-based management to the higher calling of public service and...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report provides timely advice to federal managers involved in the planning and implementation of pay-for-performance systems. It examines arguments for and against pay for performance, reviews various approaches to pay for performance, and...

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