Government Executive January 1999 Vol.31, No.1

Three Decades of
Government Executive

Take a stroll down memory lane with Government Executive as we celebrate three decades of covering the business of government.

The True Size of Government
With nearly 17 million people working directly and indirectly for Uncle Sam, the era of big government is far from over.

A Matter of Trust
Whether leading troops or testifying before Congress, credibility is the core of military leadership. Some are beginning to wonder if the brass have forgotten that.

The Power of Pay
Unions that have broken the barrier to bargaining over wages are attracting more dues-paying members.

On Call
Strategic planning forces agencies to beef up their connection with customers on the phone.

REGO Around the World
A new conference takes the global view of reinventing government.

Adverse Action
The stress of downsizing is forcing managers to tackle their fear of taking action against poor performers.

Departments
Editor's Notebook
Defense Beat: The Hollow Force Myth
Managing Technology: Be Prepared for Y2K Surprises
Marketplace: Directions for Defense
Travel: Fitness on the Fly

Columns
The Public Service: Back for the Future
Congress: Will Civility have a Chance?
The Media: Facts and Details

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