Government Executive August 1999 Vol.31, No.8

Everything Must Go!
NASA has launched an unprecedented effort to sell its functions to the private sector. Where will it stop?

The Science of Secrets
National security is an imperfect science when it must be balanced against the collaborative culture of research at the nuclear weapons labs.

Losing Ground
Less than a decade after waging the most successful military campaign since World War II, the Army is fighting for its future in a battle for military relevancy.

Cashing In
CASUs-the quiet little business units in which agencies team up to provide servces ranging from computer training to child care-have become multimillion-dollar ventures.

Learning to Lead
Some people are born with great interpersonal skills. For the rest of us, behavior-based training can provide tools for excelling at the people side of management.

Office Products Guide '99
In September, the General Services Administration will unveil a revolutionary design for federal office space at its 82-year-old headquarters building. Also, the newest and most indispensable tools for your business, from copiers and faxes to presentation software and furniture.

Departments
Marketplace : How Can DoD Tap the Commercial Base?
Travel: Air Travel: Know Before You Go
Thinking Ahead: The Networker
Managing Technology: Outsourcing: Handwriting's on the Wall.

Columns
Editor's Notebook
The Public Service: Los Alamos' Hidden Lesson
Congress: A Taxing Problem
The Media: Fighting Back on the Web

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