Government Executive April 2000 Vol.32, No.4


The Pen and the Sword
It's the Press vs. the Pentagon in a clash of two mighty-and increasingly polarized-cultures.

A Few Good Scientists
The Army's R&D labs fill a broad research niche. Now if they could just fill all those top-level vacancies.

Fish Story
The National Marine Fisheries Service is trying to balance two competing goals: promoting the fishing industry and encouraging conservation.

Case Study: Double Vision
After returning from a leadership development program, the finance deputy seems more focused on outside professional development than on his job.

Special Report: The Technology Beast
Government Executive looks at the challenge of managing huge IT projects with the stories behind five major efforts.


Departments
Letters
Managing Technology: Who's Watching the Store?
Personal Technology: Instant Messaging Isn't an Instant Success
Management: Giving Up the Good Fight
Federal Marketplace: Getting the Most From Your Vendors; Tapping a Unique Labor Pool
Defense Beat: The Campaign That Nobody Discusses
Travel: Charge Rule Frustrates, Confuses Travelers
Thinking Ahead: Helping the Disabled Work
Public Management: Management Courses Go a Long Way
Viewpoint: Government from the View of Business

Columns
Editor's Notebook: Good News Is No News
Political World: Who's Prepared to Govern?
The Last Word: Running on Empty

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