Government Executive Vol. 37 No.17
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
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
Senior managers worry about GSA's future after reorganization. By Kimberly Palmer
Leaders eyeing big changes should reach out to their supporters. By Kimberly Palmer
Leadership Profile John Ely is out to change spending behavior. By Amelia Gruber
Despite the odds against closing the books in 45 days, financial managers hit the mark. By Brian Friel
Caught in the Crosswind
Will Hurricane Katrina shake up elections in her aftermath? By Charles Mahtesian
Annual reports must include the bad with the good to be effective. By Patrick Pizzella
Baghdad's Lessons for New Orleans
Contracting is vital to recovery, and it shouldn't be hobbled by politics. 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. By Tom Shoop
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