Government Executive March 2001 Vol.33, No.3


RECRUITMENT
Pitching Public Service
By Dugie Standeford
An all-out campaign attempts to woo skeptical college grads into government service.

REGULATORS
Escape Artist
By Cyril T. Zaneski
George W. Bush attempts to break the Clintonian regulatory knot.

MANAGEMENT PROFILE
Skeptic in Chief
By Jason Peckenpaugh
Navy Secretary Richard Danzig pushed the service to question its traditional methods and embrace innovation.

THE MILITARY
The Peacekeepers
By James Kitfield
President Bush may not like using the military as a peacekeeping force, but the armed services are already adapting to the task.

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT
Digital Government
By Joshua Dean
Agencies are remaking themselves as agile, customer-centric organizations providing transactions and services seamlessly via fully integrated digital processes.

Departments

Letters

Managing Technology: Streamlining Links in the Supply Chain
By Karen D. Schwartz
The military's supply agency revamps to meet the demand for efficiency.

Personal Technology: The Power of the Pen
By Joshua Dean
Nothing compares to the simplicity of the pen and paper for taking notes-maybe.

Travel: Airport Confidential
By Katy Saldarini
Get a glimpse of the pluses and minuses at some of the most well-traveled airports.

Marketplace: Staying the Course on Acquisition Change
By Allan V. Burman
For the new administration, the key to acquisition change will be staying the course.

Public Management: Some Advice for Good Measure
By Steven Kelman
Advice for new political appointees: Use the Results Act as a management tool.

Management: Adventures in Surplus Land
By Stan Collender
After years of trying to get rid of the federal deficit, lawmakers are at a loss for how to plan for the latest trend-surpluses.

Columns

Editor's Notebook: The Ties that Bind
Political World: The "A" Word Is In
The Last Word: It's the Layers, Not the Numbers, That Count

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