Government Executive Vol. 37 No.4
The Front Line
Chief human capital officers must lead a civil service revolution.
By Shawn Zeller
After Vioxx, the FDA faces public demands for more information about dangerous medications.
By Denise Kersten
What's the Transportation Security Administration doing to safeguard those who travel by train, ship or car?
By Beth Dickey
The Science Deficit
Civilian research is taking a back seat to defense and security needs.
By Beth Dickey
It's a Tag, Tag, Tag, Tag World
Radio frequency identification makes big promises. But is it secure? By Shane Harris
Unions hustle to attract new members as labor loses clout in personnel reforms. By Kimberly Palmer
Waiting for Secrets
Intelligence law sets time limits to shake loose the backlog of security clearance applications. By Amelia Gruber
Federal procurement chief David Safavian wants to give the acquisition workforce a shot in the arm. By Amelia Gruber
The Long Wait
Military communities likely will have to wait years to see any economic benefits from base closings. By George Cahlink
The Iraqi election might have given the beleaguered rebuilding effort a needed boost. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Spider and the Flies
An Army general switches hats and helps one company chase big intelligence business. By Shane Harris
Why feds tolerate bad behavior from the boss. By Brian Friel
Rosslyn Kleeman has a knack for finding jobs that fit. By Amelia Gruber
IN EVERY ISSUE
Do the government's "chiefs" have enough pull to change entire bureaucracies? By Timothy B. Clark
Chow time's your time; benefits vs. weapons; confirmed reservations; free money!
The federal compensation culture may be in for a big change. By Tom Shoop
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