Government Executive Vol. 37 No.17
October 1, 2005
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It was America's biggest disaster since Sept. 11, 2001. So where was the military after Katrina? Calling In The Cavalry
By Katherine McIntire Peters and Jason Vest
Once the poster child for transformation and efficiency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's slow slide from grace left it weak and ill-prepared for Katrina. FEMA's Decline
By Justin Rood
Senior managers worry about GSA's future after reorganization. Identity Crisis By Kimberly Palmer
Leaders eyeing big changes should reach out to their supporters. Inspiring Reform By Kimberly Palmer
Leadership Profile John Ely is out to change spending behavior. Master Shopper By Amelia Gruber
Despite the odds against closing the books in 45 days, financial managers hit the mark. Impossible Goals By Brian Friel
Will Hurricane Katrina shake up elections in her aftermath? Caught in the Crosswind By Charles Mahtesian
Annual reports must include the bad with the good to be effective. Shedding Light By Patrick Pizzella
Contracting is vital to recovery, and it shouldn't be hobbled by politics. Baghdad's Lessons for New Orleans By Stan Soloway
IN EVERY ISSUE
How much should government do post-Katrina?
Disaster dollars, Corps of Engineers ouster and buying boost.
The cautionary tale of a legendary hurricane and flood forecaster. Outlook By Tom Shoop
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