Government Executive : Vol. 40 No. 6 (6/1/08)
June 1, 2008
Oversight & Out
Congressional mandates are making life difficult for federal contractors, and some could head for the door.
By Robert Brodsky
Following the Money
Understanding how terrorists finance their operations is key to predicting and thwarting attacks.
By Katherine McIntire Peters
A Shared Vision
The Army Corps of Engineers is using reconstruction contracts as an opportunity to help bolster women's role in the Iraqi economy.
By Elizabeth Newell
The TSA operation in Albuquerque finds that a focus on customer service leads to happier travelers-and improved security.
By Bob Brewin
The Softer Side of War
The Pentagon turns to academia to foster cultural awareness on the front lines. By Greg Grant
The United States and China have forged a mutually beneficial partnership in aviation. By Alyssa Rosenberg
Small business program relies too heavily on honesty and self-reporting, some say. By Elizabeth Newell
Offering security training isn't enough to curtail breaches-employees must follow through By Jill R. Aitoro
Here's a new way of thinking about government programs. By Brian Friel
Technology cannot change culture-a lesson we still haven't learned. By Shane Harris
Program gives employees the power to reach across agency lines and put ideas in place. By Adrian Wolfberg
Plan now for the presidential transition to guard against false starts in the new term. By Peter H. Daly
IN EVERY ISSUE
Increased congressional oversight is great. Productive reform would be even better.By Tom Shoop
Two scholars assess the state of the federal system. By Timothy B. Clark
June 1, 2008