Government Executive Vol. 37 No.7

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FEATURES

  • Under Assault
    As digital attackers get smarter, so must cybersecurity.
    By Shane Harris
  • Running the Rapids
    President Bush has a message for agency heads on management improvements: Keep up the pace.
    By Amelia Gruber
  • A Few Good Men
    For the U.S. military, nation-building in Afghanistan begins with creating an army.
    By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Perks, Pride and Preparation
    Managers use special benefits, the aura of public service, career grooming and other techniques to hang on to top talent.
    By Shawn Zeller

NEWS+ANALYSIS

  • Hanging On
    A contentious plan to replace 18 grant programs with one has managers in suspense. By Amelia Gruber
  • Winning the Talent War
    Be a mentor, not a dictator, if you want to keep your best people. By Shawn Zeller
  • Intelligence Shop
    A company of analysts sets its private eyes on government. By Shane Harris
  • Risky Business
    Leadership Profile NASA's new 'no' man has the power to stop a launch in the name of safety. By Beth Dickey

ADVICE+DISSENT

  • Tech Insider

    The Data Racket
    Recent identity thefts highlight loopholes in the Privacy Act. By Shane Harris
  • Management Matters

    It's a Big Country
    The question is whether central or regional offices are the best way to run programs in the field. By Brian Friel
  • Political World

    Guarding NASA
    If controversy takes down Majority Leader Tom DeLay, the space agency would lose a fierce defender. By Charles Mahtesian

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor's Notebook
    Gale Norton's long march toward better results at Interior.
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    A stinky study, the language gap, telecommuting math, and rising tax audits.
  • Outlook
    Front-line service makes all the difference in the world when it comes to public perception. By Tom Shoop
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