Weekly Roundup: January 23-27, 2017

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 27, 2017.

On the Radio Hour

Alfred Almanza
Deputy Under Secretary
U.S. Department of Agriculture

In the magazine

Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare
In recent years, government agencies have been faced with the following challenge: finding innovative approaches to deliver technological solutions to agency...

On the blog

Attracting Job-Creating Investments into the U.S.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 14:23
The U.S. is seen as one of the safest places in the world to invest. And these investments turn into jobs. The Bureau...
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This report assesses the current command-and-control approaches to federal environmental management. In addition, the study examines the forces driving corporations to integrate environmental management into their overall business strategies and provides...
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This report reviews the history of management of the National Human Genome Project at the National Institutes of Health, the federal government's largest science project since the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Apollo Project. The Human...
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667 recommendations
This report describes and analyzes the transformation of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), one of the country’s largest organizational transformations in recent years. The goal of the transformation was to create an organization that could provide...
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This report includes a comparative study of the NHS and VHA reforms, and examines how two large public systems responded to the challenge of health reform. The study evaluates the reform impacts on health service delivery in each setting, explores how...
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523 recommendations
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 identifies...
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576 recommendations
This report investigates the effectiveness and efficiency of the disaster assistance programs of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In particular, the study explores the evolution of disaster management from the Bush Administration to the...
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500 recommendations
Over the past decade much work has been done on defining leaders and examining the distinctions among leaders, management and administration. This study examines an innovative approach to leading as a discipline and a method. It describes the Bureau...
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553 recommendations
The project describes and analyzes how a government organization, providing services within the ongoing constraints of bureaucratic routine, reduced funding and political influence and used the entrepreneurial capabilities of its workforce to navigate...
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