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

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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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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
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