Government Executive Vol. 36 No.11
Understanding John Kerry's vision for managing the federal bureaucracy requires some reading between the lines.
By Jason Peckenpaugh
Federal labor unions have dramatically stepped up their political activities in an effort to unseat President Bush.
By Shawn Zeller
How the Pentagon and the Coalition Provisional Authority lost the peace in Iraq.
By Katherine McIntire Peters
The reconstruction of Iraq has spawned a sprawling tangle of contracts let by many agencies, often with little oversight.
By Shane Harris
Internet in the Sky
To handle a flood of battlefield data, the U.S. military is upgrading and expanding its space-based communications network. By Beth Dickey
Answering the Call
Government call centers are proving they can compete with industry's best. By Shawn Zeller
Raising the Rent
The State Department wants federal agencies to help pay for embassy construction. By Shawn Zeller
A kinder, gentler Food Stamp Program invites more people to the table. By Denise Kersten
The Fog of War
The Army and Marine Corps work together to battle one of their worst enemies-friendly fire. By George Cahlink
Off the Record
Managing Technology: Real-time access to patient medical histories pits efficiency against privacy. By Shane Harris
Losing Their Religion
Management Matters: For some people, using religious comp days to play golf can be a leap of faith. By Brian Friel
Public Administration: Building a management agenda on the four cornerstones of leadership. By C. Morgan Kinghorn and Ryan J. Watson
From Overbite To Oversight
Political World: Dentist-turned-lawmaker says beware of those you regulate-they could get their day in Congress. By Charles Mahtesian
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Editor's Notebook Who's paying attention to executive branch management?
LettersReader responses to our recent stories.
Keeping secrets, building nations, hunting bargains and paying back.
John Kerry hasn't shown much interest in even the basics of management reform. By Tom Shoop
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