Government Executive Vol. 37 No.17

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  • Calling In The Cavalry
    It was America's biggest disaster since Sept. 11, 2001. So where was the military after Katrina?
    By Katherine McIntire Peters and Jason Vest
  • FEMA's Decline
    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.
    By Justin Rood


  • Identity Crisis
    Senior managers worry about GSA's future after reorganization. By Kimberly Palmer
  • Inspiring Reform
    Leaders eyeing big changes should reach out to their supporters. By Kimberly Palmer
  • Leadership Profile

    Master Shopper
    Leadership Profile John Ely is out to change spending behavior. By Amelia Gruber


  • Management Matters

    Impossible Goals
    Despite the odds against closing the books in 45 days, financial managers hit the mark. By Brian Friel
  • Political World

    Caught in the Crosswind
    Will Hurricane Katrina shake up elections in her aftermath? By Charles Mahtesian
  • Viewpoint

    Shedding Light
    Annual reports must include the bad with the good to be effective. By Patrick Pizzella
  • Viewpoint

    Baghdad's Lessons for New Orleans
    Contracting is vital to recovery, and it shouldn't be hobbled by politics. By Stan Soloway


  • Editor's Notebook
    How much should government do post-Katrina?
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    Disaster dollars, Corps of Engineers ouster and buying boost.
  • Outlook
    The cautionary tale of a legendary hurricane and flood forecaster. By Tom Shoop

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