Amelia Gruber

Senior Editor Amelia Gruber covered management and contracting for Government Executive for three years before becoming an editor. She also has worked as an editor at Roll Call newspaper and as a research assistant at the Urban Institute. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College, with a major in economics, and a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
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Agency teams honored for energy conservation efforts

October 24, 2002 The White House on Thursday recognized five agency teams for their efforts to reduce the federal government's energy consumption. "Our honorees have proven that the government can be a shrewd user of resources," said Mark Everson, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget. With more than ...

Managers urged to focus on improving results, not making excuses

October 24, 2002 Federal managers are bombarded with theories on how to improve agency performance, but become frustrated when they try to apply those practices, according to a new report. But managers should stop making excuses and persevere in the quest for the highest quality public service at the lowest cost, according to ...

Senate approves legislation extending Navy intranet contract

October 23, 2002 The Senate last Thursday passed a bill extending the Navy's five-year, multibillion intranet contract up to seven years. The Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) is the Navy's effort to outsource technology, maintenance and help desk support for more than 400,000 desktops and 200 networks. Electronic Data Systems Corp. was awarded ...