Government Executive Vol. 36 No.15

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FEATURES

  • Shape Up!
    What happens when Tommy Thompson tells America to trim tummies and lose love handles?
    By Denise Kersten
  • Covering the Waterfront
    The Coast Guard has developed the most far-reaching security rules in maritime history. Now the real work begins.
    By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Missing the Point
    Is PowerPoint the enemy of thought?
    By Shane Harris
  • Wanted: Better, Faster Hiring
    Agencies want to do a better job, but old mores and rules stand in the way.
    By Shawn Zeller

NEWS+ANALYSIS

  • Citizen-Scientists
    Defense reaches out to students to fill a void of scientists. By Beth Dickey
  • Testy About Testing
    Agencies balk at testing employees' hair, sweat and saliva for drugs. By Shawn Zeller
  • Corps Values
    The Army's new chief of engineers on lessons learned from Iraq. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Higher Callings
    Religious groups are bringing their beliefs into the federal workplace. By Denise Kersten
  • Telework Hang-Ups
    Despite benefits of telecenters, most agencies still aren't on board. By Elizabeth Newell

ADVICE+DISSENT

  • Managing Technology

    The Big Picture
    Portfolio management tools give agencies a leg up on IT investing. By Karen D. Schwartz
  • Management Matters

    White-Collar Workout
    Exercises bosses can do to shape up agency performance. By Brian Friel
  • Political World

    Party Favor
    Both campaigns vie for Veterans Affairs bragging rights. By Charles Mahtesian
  • Public Administration

    From Campaigning To Governing
    Getting an administration up to speed requires management. By Dwight Ink
  • Viewpoint

    Staying on Track
    Let's keep the focus of acquisition on service, not process. By Steven Kelman
  • Viewpoint

    Stop Outsourcing Know-How
    The loss of in-house smarts leaves agencies too weak to effectively oversee contractors. By James Colvard

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor's Notebook
    The Bush administration lifts some rules to appease big business and adds others to keep us safe and sound.
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    Re-reinventing government; science fiction as an anti-terrorism tool; taxing victories; and FOIA frenzy.
  • Outlook
    Nothing is more pressing than the need to rationalize the counterterrorism bureaucracy. By Tom Shoop
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