This report analyzes the regulatory and policy requirements that govern the management of federal funds invested in research at universities and the inefficiencies often generated in the form of administrative burden and cost. It examines this complex ecosystem of multiple stakeholders from the perspective of the grant recipient.
In 2014, an unprecedented outbreak of Ebola virus in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea shined a spotlight on global capacity to deal effectively with a fastmoving epidemic that crossed international borders.
This report is intended to help leaders of large, complex organizations learn from State-based experiences in measuring performance in pursuit of better results. It is a first-person account based on the author’s experiences over the past 10 years in several different state agencies.