Government Executive March 1999 Vol.31, No.3

CIOs On The Go
More than two years after Congress ordered agencies to appoint chief information officers, CIOs are struggling for power-and often jumping ship.

Not So Big
Government may be employing a lot of people in the public and private sectors, but it is clearly less of a force in society than it used to be.

Personnel Freedom
OPM has cut the red tape from federal personnel rules, but some managers say the changes have brought them more work than relief.

Out of Print
Michael DiMario, head of the Government Printing Office, is trying to defend his agency against critics who say it is a monolithic, bureaucratic dinosaur.

Defensive Diplomacy
Through a little-known military education center in Bavaria, the Pentagon is shaping the future of Eastern European and Central Asian nations.

The Reformers
Last year's appropriations nightmare has lawmakers eager to overhaul the process.

Case Study: The Misfit Manager
A senior division chief isn't compatible with the bureau's new approach, but he isn't willing to leave-even with cash incentives.

Departments
Marketplace : The Sematics of Outsourcing
Travel: Moving Madness
Thinking Ahead: Performance-based Pioneer
Letters

Columns
Editor's Notebook
The Public Service: Bill Clinton: Title King
Congress: Politicizing the Census
The Media: Accentuate the Negative

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