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Steve Kelman, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

The Transportation Security Administration has a $15,000 reward for whoever can think of a way to speed up the passenger screening process at the airport. Federal agencies do contests all the time -- what's shocking is where the news is coming from. Steve Kelman is professor of public management of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He shared what's so surprising about the news on In Depth with Francis Rose.

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Thursday - 07/31/2014, 04:08pm EDT
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Steve Kelman, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Federal agencies that want cheap web design and app developer contracts face a potentially large roadblock called the the Federal Acquisition Regulation. One reason is a part of the FAR that can limit how numerous (and how cheap) an agency's IT options are. Steve Kelman is professor of public management at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He said those requirements are scaring smaller companies away from competing for those types of IT contracts on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: Steve Kelman , FAR

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:16pm EDT
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Challenge.gov platform recognized for changing how feds solve problems

The Challenge.gov platform Thursday received the prestigious Harvard Innovations in American Government award from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. It beat out 600 other entrants to be the first federal winner of the award since 2003.

Tags: management , GSA , White House , OSTP , John Holdren , Dan Tangherlini , Stephen Goldsmith , Challenge.gov , competition , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/24/2014, 09:25am EST
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Agency management could stand shot of tough love

Steve Kelman, who has studied management styles at government organizations, said agencies should embody a true tough love equal parts toughness and nurturing approach for better performance.

Tags: Steve Kelman , management , best practices , ELC 2011 , technology , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris

Monday - 10/24/2011, 10:58am EDT
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Stretch goals require new way of doing business

Bob Behn, a lecturer at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, chairs the executive education program. He joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss going for the big goals. He cited efforts by the VA and HUD to end veterans' homelessness as an example.

Tags: Bob Behn , VA , HUD , stretch targets , In Depth , Francis Rose , Shaun Donovan , Eric Shinseki , management , best practices

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 06:23pm EST
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Younger feds quickly rising through government ranks

Steve Kelman, a professor of public management at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and former administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss how and why young feds are rising to the top so quickly.

Tags: budget , workforce , Steve Kelman , young feds , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 07:49pm EST
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Next Target: Fast-Track Hiring Programs!

Do you think that special hiring and intern programs are unfair to the majority of federal workers? If so, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you are not alone.

Tags: P&B , federal hiring , Federal Career Intern Program , Mike Causey , NTEU , Colleen Kelley ,

Wednesday - 12/30/2009, 12:22pm EST

For federal workforce training must be the top priority

New book highlights possible way forward to change HR system

Tags: P&B , Scott Gould , VA , DLA , GAO , NAPA , IBM , Linda Bilmes , Workforce training

Wednesday - 04/08/2009, 07:07am EDT
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Next Target: Fast-Track Hiring Programs!

Do you think that special hiring and intern programs are unfair to the majority of federal workers? If so, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you are not alone.

Tags: P&B , federal hiring , Federal Career Intern Program , Mike Causey , NTEU , Colleen Kelley ,

Friday - 10/30/2009, 04:00am EDT