Goverment Executive Magazine August 1996 Vol.28, No.8

Drug Warrior
Gen. Barry McCaffrey knows how to run a major military command. But managing the battlefield in the federal war on drugs will be a far more complex and daunting task.

Command Performance
The Administration wants to give some agencies broad new operating flexibilities in exchange for their promises to meet performance goals. If goals are met, the agencies' leaders could be paid up to $296,000 a year.

Case Study: Downsizing Dilemma
When faced with eliminating jobs, how can managers find a balance between helping displaced workers with outplacement services and getting the agency's work done?

Selling the Services
The toughest job in today's military is trying to sign up new recruits-one jaded Generation Xer at a time.

Stretching the Dime
Faced with shortages of appropriated funds, agencies have been scrambling to make appropriations stretch further and to find new sources of money and manpower.

Office Products Guide
Government agencies are getting better at designing and equipping offices to encourage information sharing and support decision-making. We look at the latest trends in office products and how they're changing the federal workplace.

Departments
Editor's Notebook, Information Technology, Travel, Letters.

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