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