Thursday, March 12, 2009
Tom Stanton's report focuses on the delivery of emergency financial benefits, such as pensions, Social Security, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, as well as payments relating to the disaster such as emergency food stamps, unemployment...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The success of the Incident Command System (ICS) as a hierarchical-network organizational model in emergencies such as forest fires led to its being designated by the federal government as the preferred approach for responding to emergencies. However,...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report presents findings about the organizational structure, processes, and tools that surround planning and resource allocation for homeland security in the executive branch and Congress. The author explores problems with today's arrangements...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This paper outlines the challenges facing the U.S. health care system, how prevention can help address these challenges, examples of wellness and prevention programs, suggestions for program components and design, and proposed standards for the...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Learn how agencies can put in place or enhance core processes to make the acquistion functions operate as effectively as possible.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The green movement has reached a tipping point in recent years. Private industry now realizes that using green production techniques not only improves the environment but also can provide significant financial benefits by reducing waste, regulatory...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Based on her observations of best practices in various states, Judy Zelio identifies five specific actions that state agencies can take to provide performance information that legislators will see as useful, such as ensuring that executive branch...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report is an example of how Web 2.0's "teen toys" have become a serious work tool. It explores how cutting-edge government organizations are using 3-dimensional virtual worlds on the Internet to conduct training, recruit new employees, and educate..
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The Service Acquisition Reform Act (SARA) Legislation of 2003 (41 U.S.C. 414) established new positions of Chief Acquisition Officers to oversee Federal civilian agency acquisition operations. The expectation was that the CAO would be highly placed in...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report includes two essays reflecting different perspectives on preparing for and working in large-scale emergencies. The first essay, "Keys to Effectively Partner in Temporary Networks," by Ross O’Brien, examines the roles of nongovernmental...

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