9780742513150

Transforming Organizations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742513150

  • ISBN10:

    0742513157

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-07-20
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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Summary

Transforming Organizations provides in-depth case studies of outstanding government executives who dramatically changed both the performance and management of their organizations. The book includes case studies of Dan Goldin of the National Aeronaut

Table of Contents

The Challenge of Transforming Organizations: Lessons Learned about Revitalizing Organizations
1(11)
Mark A. Abramson
Paul R. Lawrence
Introduction
Lessons Learned
Transforming the Department of Defense: Creating the New Defense Procurement System
11(46)
Kimberly A. Harokopus
Introduction
The Leaders
Key Factors for Success
Conclusions and Recommendations
Endnotes
Appendix: Major Defense Procurement Reforms
Transforming the Federal Emergency Management Agency: The Renewal and Revitalization of FEMA
57(34)
R. Steven Daniels
Carolyn L. Clark-Daniels
Lessons Learned From the Transformation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
The FEMA Case Study
Bibliography
Appendix I: An Interview with James Lee Witt, Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Appendix II: History of Federal Emergency Management
Appendix III: Methodology
Transforming the National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Dan Goldin and the Remaking of NASA
91(48)
W. Henry Lambright
Lessons Learned from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
The NASA Case Study
Endnotes
Appendix: A Conversation with Daniel S. Goldin Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Transforming the Veterans Health Administration: The Revitalization of VHA
139(34)
Gary J. Young
Lessons Learned from the Transformation of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
The VHA Case Study
The VHA Transformation As Viewed
Dr. Kenneth W. Kizer
Endnotes
Appendix I: Kenneth W. Kizer's Key Principles of Transformation
Appendix II: Study Methods
Transforming the United Kingdom's National Health Service and the United States Veterans Health Administration: Trans-Atlantic Experiences in Health Reform
173(46)
Marilyn A. DeLuca
Introduction
Study Findings
Conclusions
Lessons Learned
Implications for the Future
Endnotes
Bibliography
Appendix I: Study Framework
Appendix II: Study Methods
About the Contributors 219(5)
About The PricewaterhouseCoopers Endowment for The Business of Government 224

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