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A passion for leadership : lessons on change and reform from fifty years of public service / Robert M. Gates.

Gates, Robert Michael, 1943- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307959492 :
  • ISBN: 030795949X :
  • Physical Description: 239 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfre A. Knopf, [2016].

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Why bureaucracies so often fail us -- Where you want to go: "the vision thing" -- Formulating a strategy -- Techniques for implementing change -- It's always about people -- Stakeholders: friends and foes -- The agent of change: "mirror, mirror on the wall" -- Money, money, money: reforming in scarce times -- Reform: the never-ending story -- A flaming heart.
Citation/References Note: LJ 12/01/2015
PW 10/19/2015
Kirkus 10/01/2015
Summary, etc.: From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir Duty, a characteristically direct, informed, and urgent assessment of why big institutions are failing us and how smart, committed leadership can effect real improvement regardless of scale.
Subject: Gates, Robert Michael, 1943-
United States. Department of Defense > Officials and employees > Biography.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency > Officials and employees > Biography.
Texas A & M University System > Biography.
Cabinet officers > United States > Biography.
Organizational change > United States.
Leadership > United States.
Public administration > United States > Anecdotes.
Administrative agencies > United States > Reorganization.
United States > Politics and government.

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