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Mega-Reorganizations: Seven Lessons from the School of Hard Knocks

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Reorganizations are a fact of government life, as inevitable and often as painful as taxes. They are undertaken for myriad reasonssometimes as a matter of national security and sometimes for reasons less dramatic, such as eliminating duplication and overlap. But without exception, they are intended (sometimes among other ulterior things) to make government work better.

As former career executives who now consult for federal agencies, weve been involved in some of governments most sweeping reorg


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