A culture of fear and lack of consistency at the Homeland Security Department (DHS) are perpetuating a fractured relationship with some members of industry, who said they are less enthusiastic about working with DHS than they are with other federal agencies.
“The fact that people don’t want to do business with us is a big problem for me,” Russell Deyo, DHS undersecretary for management, said Nov. 9 at the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council’s DHS Enterprise symposium in Washington. “And I need to understand why and what we can do about it.”
Deyo, who spent nearly three decades at Johnson & Johnson, presented his four management priorities for the final year of the Obama administration before a group of industry executives.
But the conversation that followed quickly took a turn, when one member of industry suggested DHS approach its vendor relationship with more urgency.
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