Inside the May 2012 issue...
Cutting Fat...Without Cutting Substance
We gathered insights from 80 executives who represent over 60 key government defense suppliers to identify four cost drivers of unnecessary costs related to contracting, as well as four ways to reduce or even eliminate them.
By: T. Russell Crook, David J. Ketchen Jr., James G. Combs, and J. David Patterson
Cybersecurity Challenges for Government Contractors
Cybersecurity is one of the next big things in the federal space, and contractors need to be prepared to react and adjust as threats and requirements evolve.
By: Jon W. Burd
United We Stand: Preserving the Integrity and Security of the U.S. Government Supply Chain
An analysis of the legislative and regulatory push for greater supply chain integrity and the steps government contractors should be taking now to protect their own supply chains.
By: Kelly Loughery
In-House Considerations for Reviewing Indemnification Clauses: A Primer
In-house counsel must consider, at a minimum, four issues when reviewing contractual indemnification clauses: the type of clause, insurance, state law, and corporate policy.
By: David Newsome Jr.
Incorporating Federal Processes into a Commercial Organization: The Role of Internal Leadership and Top Management
The differences between internal leadership and top management and their respective roles in successfully integrating federal processes into a commercial organization's culture.
By: Erin Stewart
Inspiring the Experienced, Unmotivated Employee: A Challenge for Today's Leaders
Today's leaders must create an environment in which those experienced employees who have reached a career plateau and are no longer performing will want to perform at their best.
By: Rachel VanScoy Hays
Growing Mushrooms: Keeping Your Employees in the Dark Can Keep Your Organization There, Too
By: Al Munoz
Tough Negotiation is not Coercion
By: Jack Horan