Government Executive Vol. 37 No.10

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FEATURES

  • Hard Labor
    The traditional federal labor relations system is being crushed under the weight of personnel reform.
    By Shawn Zeller
  • Oversight Overhaul
    The Defense Contract Management Agency remakes itself to catch up with customers and changes in what the military is buying.
    By George Cahlink
  • At a Loss For Words
    Foreign language skills can be as vital to battlefield success as any weapon-but they're a lot harder to acquire and maintain.
    By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Hidden Strength
    Recently constructed federal buildings are heavily fortified, but you'd never know it.
    By Amelia Gruber

NEWS+ANALYSIS

  • Risky Business
    DHS launches a hiring spree to plug holes in swamped procurement shop. By Amelia Gruber
  • Showdown on Shutdowns
    Base closure panel polls reaction to a plan that collides with more than 200,000 military and civilian jobs. By George Cahlink
  • Unequal Rights in Outsourcing Fights
    Some unions can protest in more places than others. By Amelia Gruber
  • Global Neighborhood Watch
    Groups of concerned citizens have reduced street crime. Can they do the same for terrorism? By Shane Harris

ADVICE+DISSENT

  • Managing Technology

    Winds of Change
    Business rules management software helps agencies tame the onslaught of updates. By Karen D. Schwartz

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor's Notebook
    Unions have been staggered by many blows.
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    Benefits bliss, barrier to port protection, no private parks, and more.
  • Outlook
    Why does OPM want to make the results of its employee survey look like bad news? By Tom Shoop
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