Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Learning the Ropes: Insights for Political Appointees

Learning the Ropes: Insights for Political Appointees (Paperback)

£24.95
Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 26/05/2005.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

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.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical structure & processesElections & referenda Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 26/05/2005 ISBN-13: 9780742549869  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 26/05/2005.  

Mark A. Abramson is Executive Director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, a position he has held since July 1998. Mr. Abramson was awarded the Laverne Burchfield Award for his article 'The Leadership Factor' that was selected as the Best Book Review of 1989 published in Public Administration Review. In 1989, he received the Elmer B. Staats Award for Accountability in Government by the National Capital Area Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. Dr. Paul R. Lawrence is vice president with IBM's Business Consulting Services. Dr. Lawrence works with federal executives, helping them solve complex problems, by applying solutions proven in similar government settings or the private sector. He is also the Partner-in-charge of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, which seeks to advance knowledge on how to improve public sector effectiveness (www.businessofgovernment.org). He is the host of the weekly radio show, the Business of Government Hour, heard on WJFK FM 106.7 Saturdays at 9-10 a.m., where he interviews government leaders about their job, career and vision for the future of government. Since the show began in 1999, he has interviewed 150 senior government leaders in the Clinton and Bush administrations. He is the editor of the Business of Government Journal. He is also the co-editor of Transforming Organizations and the editor of the book series, which has produced 12 books on government management topics. (www.romanlittlefield.com/series).

More books by Mark A. Abramson

More books by Paul R. Lawrence

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Revolution America: Communication...
(Paperback)
Erin Cruz
 
 
£14.95
 

Currently out of stock

What Is Populism?
(Paperback)
Jan-Werner Muller
 
 
£8.99
 
The Politics of Representation:...
(Hardback)
Pedro Tavares de Almeida; Javier...
 
 
£65.00
 

Currently out of stock

Betting the House: The Inside Story ...
(Paperback)
Tim Ross; Tom McTague
 
 
£14.99
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Swap Snowflakes for Stardust
17/11/2017

Swap snowflakes for stardust this Christmas with some recommends that are out of this world, from Jamie-Lee from our Birmingham branch.

Read an extract of The Book of the Year
15/11/2017

Behold The Book of the Year, by the “No Such Thing As A Fish” podcasters a.k.a the QI Elves. The book is a surreal, silly and wonderful compendium of irreverent and topical facts that show 2017 in a unique light.

Japan: the Perfect Setting for a Crime Novel
14/11/2017

Nicolas explains why Japan is the perfect backdrop to a crime novel.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd