Government Executive : Vol. 43 No. 6 (6/1/11)
To the Brink
How did the federal government come within an hour of shutting down?
By Robert Brodsky
One Giant Leap
NASA must look beyond the earthly demands of deficit cutting and politics to chart its course.
By Rebecca Carroll
Masters of Disaster
As casualties mount, so do the number of agencies involved in the cleanup. By Kellie Lunney
Eliminating second chances for contractor incentives could save millions, auditors say. By Aliya Sternstein
Down to a Science
From nanotech to biotech, R&D funding reaches beyond agency missions. By Adam Stone
The Myth of Multitasking
Trying to tackle that pile of work all at once could be slowing you down. By Elizabeth Newell
Back to the Basics
A simple strategy for a complex cyber threat. By Jerry Cochran
IN EVERY ISSUE
The consequences of budget brinkmanship. By Tom Shoop
The cream of the civil service crop, being virtually there with vGov, federal fuel use and more.
Adm. Mullen says military institutions must be built around the needs of their people. By Timothy B. Clark
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