Paths to Making a Difference: Leading in Government

Paths to Making a Difference: Leading in Government

by Paul R. Lawrence, Mark A. Abramson
     
 

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To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present the findings of a two year's study of top political appointees in the Obama administration.
The participants—deputy secretaries and agency

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Overview

To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present the findings of a two year's study of top political appointees in the Obama administration.
The participants—deputy secretaries and agency heads—provide case studies of how each approaches the management challenges and achieves the mission of their organization. Full of behind-the-scenes insights and practical advice from government political executives on how they face management challenges in real time, Paths to Making a Difference: Leading in Government offers indispensable insights to current and prospective political appointees and everyone interested in understanding how leaders work to make government agencies more effective.

Editorial Reviews

The Wall Street Journal
The insights shared in this book extend to all those who work with political executives and those in top management positions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442213081
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/21/2012
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Paul R. Lawrence is a partner at Ernst & Young and a leader in the government and public sector practice.

Mark A. Abramson is president of Leadership, Inc.

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