Learning the Ropes: Insights for Political Appointees

Learning the Ropes: Insights for Political Appointees

by Mark A. Abramson
     
 

Learning the Ropes: Insights for Political Appointees is geared to providing helpful advice to new political appointees on a variety of topics related to the challenge of managing in government. Chapters include advice of how to work well with career executives, how to work with congress and media, and how to effectively manage their own organization. A major

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Learning the Ropes: Insights for Political Appointees is geared to providing helpful advice to new political appointees on a variety of topics related to the challenge of managing in government. Chapters include advice of how to work well with career executives, how to work with congress and media, and how to effectively manage their own organization. A major theme throughout the book is that creating productive partnerships with career civil servants is crucial to the achievement of Administration goals and objectives.

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Writing for recent political appointees in the US government's executive branch, Abramson and Lawrence (both affiliated with the IBM Center for The Business of Government), along with other contributors, provide advice on how most effectively serve in their posts.

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ISBN-13:
9780742549869
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/15/2005
Series:
IBM Center for the Business of Government Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.57(d)

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