Thursday, March 12, 2009
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...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The report discusses the critical importance of high end computing (HEC) to science, engineering and the overall research and development system of the nation, as well as the role of policy-makers in ensuring HEC’s continued advancement. Professors...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
To meet the need for highly skilled professionals and administrators whose talents are in great demand in the public and private sectors, Congress has given special authority to certain federal agencies to hire such people under streamlined procedures...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report includes an analysis of the key issues facing government procurement and the steps that must be taken to address those issues. The study describes a "vision" of the government's procurement process at the end of the decade and how to...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report examines the experiences of five federal agencies which are currently running focused initiatives to apply the tools, principles and perspectives of organizational learning. As a program assessment, this study addresses the successes and...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report assesses the scope and effectiveness of the "managing diversity" initiatives undertaken by many federal agencies. Despite the significant amount of public funding expended on these inititatives, there has been very little systematic...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Wye describes how political executives can overcome common problems in the design, alignment, use, and communication of performance measures and information. The report links performance-based management to the higher calling of public service and...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report provides timely advice to federal managers involved in the planning and implementation of pay-for-performance systems. It examines arguments for and against pay for performance, reviews various approaches to pay for performance, and...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
This report presents examples of how government agencies are succeeding at selling both everyday items and high-end goods via online auctions. It provides a comprehensive review of online auction sales by discussing the theory and practice of auctions...
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The purpose of this study is to examine the management challenges of the 2000 Census and how those were met, and to look forward at how the challenges of 2010 may be addressed.

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