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The Company Goes Commercial

July 1, 1999 tclark@govexec.com serlin@tmn.com wo years ago, the Central Intelligence Agency used 26 shipments a year to transport materiel needed by its operatives stationed abroad. Today, the number is down to 13, although the volume of cargo has not diminished appreciably. And the agency has found room to include goods for other...

For More Information

September 1, 1998 serlin@tmn.com Having trouble understanding the new lingo of entrepreneurial government? Last year, the General Accounting Office published a glossary, Terms Related to Privatization Activities and Processes (GGD-97-121). To help ease the adjustment to the new competitive environment for support services, several organizations have formed a voluntary self-help organization, Government Agencies...

Services for Sale

September 1, 1998 serlin@tmn.com ederal organizations offer a wide variety of administrative support services under interservice support agreements. Here's a partial list: Accounting services Acquisition management Adaptive technologies for the physically challenged Administrative systems and support services Auditor training Clinical occupational health Collaborative consulting with leaders Computer repair and maintenance Conference room management...

Buyer's Market

September 1, 1998 serlin@tmn.com ederal program managers have more options than ever before in obtaining quality administrative support at low cost. That should be good news, given demands from Congress and the public for improved performance in a tight budget climate. Yet many managers are not aware of the growing spectrum of choices...

In the Ring

September 1, 1997 he word "competition" has all kinds of positive connotations in the American market system: higher quality, lower costs and better service. Yet powerful as it is as an engine of the private sector, competition has had little application in government, where monopolistic thinking has long prevailed. But times are changing....

The Competitors

June 1, 1996 he bracing breeze of competition is about to begin blowing through the halls of the U.S. government, pitting agencies against one another in a race to sell their services to colleagues throughout the federal bureaucracy. One can envision the day, not far in the future, when an agency might publish...

Born-Again Financial Management

May 1, 1996 nteragency cooperative teams sometimes work effectively in a crisis, but rarely function well over a sustained period. There are many examples of interagency councils and committees that began with lofty intentions but withered away. The Chief Financial Officers Council, established by the 1990 Chief Financial Officers Act, was well on...

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