Government Executive : Vol. 39 No. 9 (6/01/07)
June 1, 2007
After Sept. 11, FAA chief Marion Blakey set out to fix aviation-even if it meant ruffling some feathers.
By Alyssa Rosenberg
Computing A Cure
In the hot seat over soldiers' medical care, the Army and Veterans Affairs find answers in their own back yard.
By Bob Brewin
Trouble at The Pump
The Pentagon foresees a two-front threat to national security: global instability spurred by climate change and a crippling dependence on oil.
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Seeing Is Believing
Budget graphic offers new way to understand agency funding. By Karen Rutzick
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
NIH didn't know about a contractor's alleged conflict of interest because it never bothered to check. By Robert Brodsky
Double the Money
The Thrift Savings Plan's recent rapid growth is mostly due to new participants. By Karen Rutzick
Agencies use psychological profiles to cultivate teamwork. By Karen Rutzick
Missing the Mark
Education gave out billions for software; now it says the programs don't work. By Robert Brodsky
The Dangers of Security
Chief information security officers must balance restricted access with productivity.By David Perera
Be Not Afraid
You can manage if you've got the guts. By Brian Friel
Too Close to Home
Intelligence chief Agencies' reluctance to spy on Americans is largely a management issue.By Shane Harris
Getting Up to Speed
Candidates find the new pace of earlier primaries demands quicker promises. By Charles Mahtesian
Stalked by Census
My face of government won't let me be.By Karen Rutzick
How the Web has changed recruiting for government jobs.By Larry Freed
The Maze of Change
Taking a life-cycle approach can map positive initiatives.By David Humenansky
IN EVERY ISSUE
OPM Director Linda Springer focuses on helping federal workers.
The Army and TSA play serious games, terrorism death toll rises and the lonely commute.
Rudy Giuliani sees the anticipated federal retirement wave not as a problem, but an opportunity. By Tom Shoop
June 1, 2007