Government Executive June 1999 Vol.31, No.6

Muscling In
Using their political clout, federal employees' unions are pushing for a much bigger voice in what traditionally have been management decisions.

Pay Dirt
Big changes in the technology of human resources management have cracked open a market worth billions. Entrepreneurs inside and outside government are scrambling for shares.

Avoiding Armageddon
In the hopes of averting a nuclear apocalypse, U.S. agencies are putting scientists in the former Soviet Union on the federal payroll.

Flight Check
While the Air Force wages war in the Balkans, it is fighting a quieter war of attrition at home. Service officials hope a new plan to stabilize deployments will win the latter.

The Cost of Complaints
As federal discrimination complaints skyrocket, both employees and agencies are losing, says a lawyer who has handled many such cases.

SuperFeds
The 50th annual Arthur S. Flemming Awards honor 11 heroes of public service.

Special Report: Communications
A special report on 9 hot trends for '99 in the federal communications arena.

Departments
Marketplace : GAO: Watchdog or Reformer?
Travel: Don't Be a Target
Thinking Ahead: The Human Capitalist
Management: Capital Budget Nixed for Now
Managing Technology: Knowledge is Power. Really.

Columns
Editor's Notebook
The Public Service: Bidding Starts at 300,000
Congress: Overlooking Management
The Media: Washington Uncovered

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