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Maximize the business perspective!


For a month Steven Kelman, Professor of Public Management at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, has been guest researcher at IFN. On Wednesday, he and Anders Wijkman, former politician and analyst of procurement, spoke at a seminar organized by SNS (Centre for Business and Policy Studies). The question asked was how public procurement can be improved. Steven Kelman's advice to Sweden was to maximize the business perspective what in Wijkman's procurement analysis is called doing "good deals". The U.S. has also introduced that officers responsible of procurement, from a certain level, must have training in business administration. A measure that he suggested that Sweden takes after.

Read Steven Kelman's blogg about thos topic.

Read more and listen to the seminar (in Swedish) at the website of SNS.

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