Government Executive September 1997 Vol.29, No.9

In the Ring
Agencies are fighting it out with each other and private companies to buy and sell services on the open market.

Eyes on the Prize
Several agencies are trying to develop pay systems that tie compensation to individual and organizational performance.

Sudden Impact
Purchases made with the government's charge card are up more than 1,500 percent since 1990. What accounts for IMPAC's sudden success?

Supply Siders
The Berlin Wall may be history, but the Defense Department is still struggling under the weight of its massive Cold War inventory.

Clearing the Air
EPA is trying new techniques for resolving contentious environmental issues.

The Paper Dinosaur
The old SF-171 job application is supposed to be extinct. But it isn't dead yet, and the OF-612 is rising from its bureaucratic tomb.

SPECIAL REPORT
Top 200 Federal Contractors
In this annual special report, Government Executive ranks the top federal contractors by dollar volume of their awards from agencies in more than 40 different categories.

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Editor's Notebook, Travel, Managing Technology, Federal Marketplace, Viewpoint.

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