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Author DeSeve, G. Edward.

Title The presidential appointee's handbook / G. Edward DeSeve
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2009]


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 MELB  352.3 Des/Pah  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 123 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. I. Competencies of a Presidential Appointee -- 1. Leading for Results -- 2. Managing Change -- 3. Providing Technical Ability -- 4. Leading Others -- 5. Leading Yourself -- 6. Maintaining Global Awareness -- Pt. II. The Federal Government -- 7. Summary of the U.S. Constitution -- 8. The Legislative Branch -- 9. The Executive Branch
Summary "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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-114) and index
Subject Cabinet officers -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
Government executives -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
Judges -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
Presidents -- United States.
United States -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment.
LC no. 2008044209
ISBN 9780815718338 (paperback: alk. paper)
0815718330 (paperback: alk. paper)