Government Executive July 1997 Vol.29, No.7

Cultural Revolution
Revolutionary culture changes are clearing the way for government reforms.

Deadly Strike
The Pentagon takes aim against chemical and biological terrorism.

Keys to the Code
Intelligence and law enforcement agencies are trying to maintain control over the latest computer encryption technologies developed by private companies.

Wheeler Dealers
The leaders of the General Services Administration's vehicle fleet operation say they can give agencies a better deal than their private-sector competitors.

Crossing the Line
Federal agencies are learning that the border between Mexico and the United States separates two vastly different yet increasingly interdependent cultures.

Bump and Retreat
A top-heavy agency ordered to make serious cuts tries to come up with a plan to move headquarters managers out into the field without putting mid-level employees out on the street.

Cornerstones of Quality
In the 10 years since agencies started adopting total quality management techniques, the building blocks of successful quality improvement haven't changed.

Departments
Editor's Notebook, Travel, Managing Technology, Management, Letters.

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