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The presidential appointee's handbook

Author: G Edward DeSeve
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009.
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"Explains the core competencies that distinguish successful presidential appointees. Draws on ideas developed by scholars of public and business management, as well as years of government service. Presents a guide to the key terms, laws, and regulations that new appointees will have to deal with once in office"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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DeSeve, G. Edward.
Presidential appointee's handbook.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008044209
(OCoLC)231581657
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Edward DeSeve
ISBN: 9780815701712 0815701713
OCLC Number: 430490560
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 123 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgements --
Part I. Competencies of a presidential appointee --
Leading for results --
Managing change --
Providing technical ability --
Leading others --
Leading yourself --
Maintaining global awareness --
Part II. The federal government --
Summary of the U.S. Constitution --
The legislative branch --
The executive branch --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: G. Edward DeSeve.

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