Government Executive Vol. 37 No.18

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  • Risk and Rewards
    In a complex world, risk management means weighing odds and placing smart bets.
    By Denise Kersten
  • The New Spy Masters
    The Bush administration fills in the corps of managers who must fix U.S. intelligence.
    By Shane Harris
  • Clean Sweep
    Katrina will spawn the biggest relief effort in recent history and a massive public works project. It also could restructure government.
    By Beth Dickey, Kimberly Palmer, Katherine McIntire Peters, Justin Rood, Chris Strohm and Jason Vest
  • Fraud Squad
    U.S. Attorney Paul J. McNulty is cracking down on federal contractors and federal buyers.
    By Kimberly Palmer


  • Undercover
    Despite pressure from Congress, the FBI keeps the cost of its Virtual Case File project under wraps. By Jason Rood
  • The New Regime
    In six months, NASA's management pendulum swings from one extreme to another. By Beth Dickey
  • Bypassing Bureaucracy
    Agencies in the Katrina zone threw out the rule book to save lives. By Chris Strohm
  • Hot and Cool
    A specialty clothing maker is winning over soldiers and cashing in on war. By Shane Harris


  • Managing Technology

    Data Dump
    Executive dashboards help agency decision-makers turn information into insight. By Karen D. Schwartz
  • Management Matters

    Building Social Capital
    The first step in disaster teamwork is having someone you can depend on. By Brian Friel
  • Viewpoint

    A World View
    It's time for the federal government to invest in training global leaders. By Peter Ronayne
  • Viewpoint

    Helping Your Money Grow
    Adding a real estate investment option would enhance the Thrift Savings Plan. By Burton G. Malkiel
  • Viewpoint

    The New Reserves
    Shifting from a supplemental force to a standing military raises questions. By David A. Smith


  • Editor's Notebook
    We shouldn't look to Washington to meet every burden.
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    The Coast Guard to the rescue, the Hurricane Katrina Community of Practice, and David Safavian on the hot seat.
  • Outlook
    The problem with political appointees isn't what the conventional wisdom suggests it is. By Tom Shoop

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