Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor


Professors Greer and Bullock detail DOL’s innovative approach to improve outcomes and performance related to improper payments, which is an area of operational risk that has been identified as a legislative priority.

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Thomas H. Stanton and Douglas W. Webster
Fellow, Johns Hopkins Univ. and Senior Fellow, George...

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Pursuing Risk Management in Government —A Leadership Imperative
It is a leadership imperative for government executives to mitigate the potency of uncertainty by managing the realities of risk.

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Applying Risk Management Strategies to Reduce Improper Payments
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 14:50
This report continues our long interest in risk management with a specific focus on employing risk management...
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