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Jitinder Kohli Archives

Improving Regulatory Performance: Lessons from the United Kingdom

Senior Fellow Jitinder Kohli testifies before the Senate Budget Committee.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Developing a Plan to Change Agency Culture

Jitinder Kohli describes how government agencies should develop plans to promote a culture of innovation.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Diversity in the Senior Ranks of the Federal Government

play_alt icon Video Jitinder Kohli talks about the importance of increasing diversity in the highest levels of government.

By Jitinder Kohli | Thursday, October 20, 2011

The Importance of Leadership in Social Innovation

Jitinder Kohli discusses the role leaders must play to build an innovation culture in their agencies, encouraging calculated risk taking and challenging traditional approaches.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Barriers to Innovation

Traditional budgeting, lack of incentives, and agency failure to follow through on rhetoric are all significant barriers to government innovation, writes Jitinder Kohli in this week’s installment.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, September 28, 2011

A Better, More Diverse Senior Executive Service in 2050

book_alt2 icon Report Jitinder Kohli, John Gans, and James Hairston on the need for action to address the diversity gap in the Senior Executive Service.

By Jitinder Kohli, John Gans, and James Hairston | Thursday, September 22, 2011

New Weekly Column Explores Innovation in the Public Sector

This is the first installment of a new weekly column on government innovation produced by CAP’s Doing What Works team in partnership with the Bellwether Education Partners and the Young Foundation, as part of the “Innovation for the Public Good” series.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, September 21, 2011

A Bipartisan Call for “What Works” Budgeting

John Griffith and Jitinder Kohli call on Congress and the White House to jointly support a comprehensive, results-oriented review of the federal budget.

By John Griffith and Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Reviewing What Works

The Center for American Progress has developed a performance review process that helps the government undertake a systematic review of spending programs and tax expenditures.

By Jitinder Kohli and Seth Hanlon | Thursday, June 16, 2011

Executive Reorganization

article icon Issue Brief Harrison Wellford, Jitinder Kohli, and James Hairston on six lessons about executive reorganization the Obama administration could learn from the Carter era.

By Harrison Wellford, Jitinder Kohli, and James Hairston | Thursday, June 9, 2011

An Hour with the Secretary

James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli discuss how agencywide town halls at HUD improve communication, connect offices across the country, and hold senior leadership accountable.

By James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli | Friday, May 13, 2011

A Comment on Public Service

James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli discuss how a worker-recognition initiative at HUD can and should be replicated governmentwide.

By James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli | Thursday, May 5, 2011

Designing for Success

William Eggers, John Griffith, and Jitinder Kohli explain how to design new successful government programs.

By William D. Eggers, John Griffith, and Jitinder Kohli | Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Moving Forward on Government Reform

Jitinder Kohli applauds the president’s decision to act this year to ensure the federal government operates effectively and efficiently.

By Jitinder Kohli | Monday, March 14, 2011

Reorganizing Government to Promote Competitiveness

article icon Issue Brief Jitinder Kohli and Jordan Eizenga examine the government’s ability to make policy and implement programs that promote competitiveness, and present four options for government reorganization.

By Jitinder Kohli and Jordan Eizenga | Tuesday, March 1, 2011