Government Executive Vol. 37 No.14

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  • Easy Come, Easy Go
    The meteoric rise and fall of defense contractor MZM is a lesson for feds. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Cosmic Contests
    NASA offers prize money to build a space elevator and more out-of-this-world inventions. By Beth Dickey
  • Consultantspeak
    The murky, maddening world of management lingo. By Shane Harris


  • Managing Technology

    Dialed In
    Voice over IP phone service is slowly gaining converts. By Karen D. Schwartz
  • Management Matters

    At All Costs
    Blind devotion to the mission can let the ends run away with the means. By Brian Friel
  • Viewpoint

    Procurement Proper
    It's time to think about what motivates people to do the right thing. By Steven L. Schooner


  • Editor's Notebook
    Procurement's problem is not ethics, but rather the ambitions of the weapons buyers.
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    Big labor, washing your hands, redoing homeland security and the hot seat.
  • Outlook
    Federal buying is a whole different world than it was 15 years ago. By Tom Shoop

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