Making Washington Work: Tales of Innovation in the Federal Government

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MAKING WASHINGTON WORK
Tales of Innovation in the Federal Government

JOHN D. DONAHUE, EDITOR

With a foreword by ALAN ALTSHULER AND PATRICIA McGINNIS

Published for COUNCIL FOR EXCELLENCE IN GOVERNMENT

BROOKINGS INSTITUTION PRESS Washington, D.C.

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Making Washington Work: Tales of Innovation in the Federal Government
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Foreword xi
  • 1- Jamming In the Symphony 1
  • Notes 17
  • 2- Fast Track Product Recall 19
  • Notes 33
  • 3- Transforming Military Supply 34
  • Notes 44
  • 4- Shutting Down Sweatshops 47
  • Notes 58
  • 5- Collecting Taxes By Telephone 59
  • Notes 69
  • 6- Banishing Chlorofluorocarbons 71
  • Notes 81
  • 7- Boosting Legal Hiring 83
  • Notes 92
  • 8- Sharing Tricks To Pare Costs 93
  • Notes 102
  • 9- Reclaiming Relevance 104
  • Notes 112
  • 10- Motivating Job Safety 114
  • Notes 126
  • 11- Collaborative Stewardship 128
  • Notes 144
  • 12- Reforging The Community Connection 145
  • Notes 158
  • 13- Getting New Drugs On the Market 159
  • Notes 171
  • 14- Rebuilding Disaster Management 174
  • Notes 186
  • 15- Keeping Pensions Secure 187
  • Notes 202
  • Index 205
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