Government Executive Vol. 38 No.11
July 1, 2006
The age-old response could be all that's left when the vaccines run out.
By Zack Phillips
How a promising procurement career ended in felony.
By Kimberly Palmer
I'm OK, You're Outstanding
Under new performance-management systems, not everyone gets to be a star.
By Denise Kersten Wills
When they're not in the fight, many troops in Iraq live on comfortable bases, but there are some surprising drawbacks. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Threads of Dignity
Through years of fashion updates, civilian uniforms have been a source of pride and sometimes prejudice. By Kimberly Palmer
Industry group pushes legislative goals to streamline federal purchasing. By Beth Dickey
Winds of Change
Weather Service plan shifts work to quieter offices to free up staffs where storms hit. By Beth Dickey
Connecting government's radical thinkers. By John Pulley
Getting on the Same Wavelength
Incompatible radio technologies force the Pentagon to refocus its high-tech vision. By David Perera
Is It All Hooey?
The best management theory might simply be to take your own advice. By Brian Friel
Veterans in Vogue
Candidates with wartime service making a comeback. By Charles Mahtesian
Keeping Up With Procurement
By any count, government has too few acquisition pros. By Steven L. Schooner
IN EVERY ISSUE
The threat of pandemic flu raises some of the toughest challenges of our times.
Smarter intelligence, who really discovered AIDS and yes, Virginia, there are more contractors.
Running the country is a lot harder than it looks. By Tom Shoop
July 1, 2006