Government Executive March 1998 Vol.30, No.3

Gold Rush
Forget all the talk about budget surpluses. Many agencies are still starved for cash, and they're mining alternative revenue streams.

Performance Anxiety
Can Results Act performance plans hold up under the spotlight?

Keeping Secrets
The Security Policy Board has failed to reform the government's massive secrecy system.

Case Study: Critical Condition
A federal hospital's two top executives scramble to devise a seamless management plan after the ailing director steps down indefinitely.

The Gospel According to John
Deputy Defense Secretary John Hamre has become an evangelist for reform of the Pentagon bureaucracy.

Special Section: The Technology Imperative
An exclusive Government Executive survey reveals that federal managers have learned to love information systems. Surprisingly, they aren't cynical about the promises of technology. In fact, they think their agencies can't get along without it.

Editor's Notebook
Management: Change Should Be a Natural Process
Marketplace: Defense Buyers Cast Wider Net
Managing Technology: High-Tech Workplace Hits Home, The Financial Systems Scramble
Travel: Advice from Feds on the Fly
Viewpoint: The Legal Ties That Bind

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