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Frank Micciche

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Federal women honored with Good Housekeeping awards

June 23, 2000 fmicciche@govexec.com Good government often demands good housekeeping. Who better than the magazine of the same name, then, to bestow awards on some of the finest female government executives in the country. The third annual Good Housekeeping Awards for Women In Government were presented Wednesday in a ceremony at the Washington...

Gingrich is back with a new view of government

June 21, 2000 fmicciche@govexec.com Newt Gingrich is rarely conservative, at least when it comes to prognostication. The former Speaker of the House, who in a 1984 book predicted that the gravity-free environment of space stations would provide an ideal workplace for the disabled, has spent much of the time since his abrupt 1998...

Agencies urged to agree on e-purchasing standards

June 20, 2000 fmicciche@govexec.com If federal agencies all followed the same rulebook for electronic purchasing, prices would drop and efficiency would increase, according to a new report. The findings emerged from a report commissioned by the General Services Administration on the second phase of the Catalog Interoperability Pilot (CIP), a joint experiment undertaken...

Agencies urged to agree on e-purchasing standards

June 20, 2000 fmicciche@govexec.com If federal agencies all followed the same rulebook for electronic purchasing, prices would drop and efficiency would increase, according to a new report. The findings emerged from a report commissioned by the General Services Administration on the second phase of the Catalog Interoperability Pilot (CIP), a joint experiment undertaken...

Agencies offered tips on solving the performance puzzle

June 19, 2000 fmicciche@govexec.com Strip away the benchmarks and indices, and the public has one fundamental question to pose to its government: "How much value is my tax dollar buying?" According to Donald F. Kettl of the University of Wisconsin's LaFollette Institute of Public Affairs, answering this question is essential to the success...

Feds urged to treat senior execs as 'free agents'

June 16, 2000 fmicciche@govexec.com In the world of sports, free agents can hop from team to team. But it's not as easy for federal executives to take their skills to a new playing field, according to a new report. Comparing recent developments in the federal job market to the advent of free agents...