Management

How Can the U.S. Fix The Case Backlog of Black-Lung-Stricken Miners?

Congressional leaders and labor officials convened this week to address a broken federal compensation program for miners with the disease.

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The 11 Federal Low-Income Programs Paul Ryan Wants to Consolidate

Five agencies administer anti-poverty programs that comprise a big chunk of their budgets.

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How to Run a Team of People Who Never See Each Other

The best tips for running a distributed team while maintaining trust, a cohesive culture, and collaboration.

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The Complete Guide to Having a Creative Breakthrough

Your next lightbulb moment could be closer than you think.

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Is It Better for the Government to Lease or Own?

Five things to consider when your agency needs office space.

Rung said program managers and contracting officials “have a thankless job and rarely get the recognition they deserve.”

Procurement Chief Nominee Stresses Acquisition Training, Contractor Price Data

Sen. McCaskill elicits promise that OMB will improve communication with oversight panels.

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Five Games That Reveal Executive Function in Kids

Matching up cards and planning the next chess move can help develop a set of skills that may be more important for success than IQ points.

Ryan says the current network of federal aid for the poor is “fragmented and formulaic."

Paul Ryan Wants to Give States the Lead Role in Anti-Poverty Fight

Possible 2016 presidential hopeful proposes consolidating 11 federal low-income programs, giving states more flexibility in providing aid.

Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson

Expedited Firing Is VA Chief’s No. 1 Priority, But Bill to Allow That Is in Limbo

Divide over additional funding for the department threatens House-Senate conference negotiations.

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Being Powerful Distorts People's Perception of Time

With all the extra time they imagine they have, top execs tend to experience less stress than those lower down the ladder.

A chart is on display on Capitol Hill during a hearing about  hearing about an incident last month at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab.

Head of CDC's Scandal-Plagued Lab Resigns

The lab exposed workers to live anthrax and deadly strains of bird fly by improperly transporting them.

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