The Office of Management and Budget that Almost Wasn't
Larry Berman discusses the efforts of three presidentially appointed advisory groups in trying to improve management practices within the executive branch. He contends that in all these efforts, the Bureau of the Budget obstructed proposed changes in the Executive Office of the President because it wished to preserve its post-1939 status as first among equals.
The Politics of the U.S. Cabinet: Representation in the Executive Branch, 1789-1984, Jeffrey E. Cohen Reviewed by Larry Berman
Rhetoric and Reality: Presidential Commissions and the Making of Public Policy, Terrence R. Tutchings Reviewed by Larry Berman
Promise and Performance: Carter Builds a New Administration, Bruce Adams and Kathryn Kavanagh-Baran Reviewed by Larry Berman
Leadership, James MacGregor Burns Reviewed by Larry Berman
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