Government Executive April 1997 Vol.29, No.4
- April 1, 1997
Hollywood loves the drama of government and agencies are swept up in filmmakers' projects. But feds are often the villains.
Managers and executives have plenty to gain--and a few things to fear--from the tidal wave of acquisition changes.
Defending the Troops
The Pentagon's multibillion-dollar high-tech arsenal may have toppled the Soviet empire, but it is ill-suited to protect American military personnel against the more insidious threat of terrorism.
The effort to sell off the U.S. Enrichment Corp. highlights the pitfalls of trying to privatize a government function, especially one with national security implications.
Special Report: Beyond Reinvention
The Clinton administration is pushing a new performance-based administrative architecture for government. In this report, we look at several agencies who have already made the leap to the next generation of reinventing government--sometimes with a Big Bang, but more often with barely a whisper.