Government Executive Vol. 37 No.6

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  • Ready or Not
    Two years after Columbia, NASA restarts the shuttle countdown.
    By Beth Dickey
  • The Paper Paradox
    Despite the push to toss paper, federal agencies are using more of it than ever.
    By Denise Kersten
  • Future Combat Zone
    The Army's high-risk strategy for purchasing tomorrow's weapons is raising eyebrows today.
    By George Cahlink
  • The Faces of Leadership
    The government is grappling with how to replace a generation of seasoned managers whose success has come in many styles.
    By Shawn Zeller


  • Band of Brothers
    The Army is trying to create more cohesive units that can better withstand combat stress. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Rude Awakening
    Ten years after the Oklahoma City bombing, the FBI is still wrestling its own demons. By Chris Strohm
  • Aid With Strings
    The new U.S. foreign assistance corporation evaluates nations before extending a hand. By Shawn Zeller
  • IRS Hits Its Stride
    The tax agency surmounts some of the biggest hurdles to updating its technology. By Shane Harris
  • An Unlikely Critic
    A Bush appointee questions personnel reforms. By Shawn Zeller


  • Managing Technology

    Get BUFF
    The Army muscles through the data fog of war. By Shane Harris
  • Management Matters

    Singling Out Veterans
    Tension overflows as managers look for ways to hire without feeling hamstrung. By Brian Friel
  • Viewpoint

    Harnessing Conflict
    Turn tantrums into teamwork. By Ron D'Andrea
  • Executive Profile

    Disaster Reliever
    James Fleming is a sure, quiet voice amid chaos. By Kimberly Palmer


  • Editor's Notebook
    Building community is an important goal in the magazine trade.
  • The Buzz
    Hollywood and Homeland Security, gangbusters, a White House welcome and the new NIH diet.
  • Outlook
    The media and government have found a surefire way to drop even lower in public esteem. By Tom Shoop
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