Caught Between the Dog and the Fireplug, or How to Survive Public Service has 94 ratings and 6 reviews. Megan said: I absolutely love the title of this b. Caught between the dog and the fireplug means that in the midst of the demands and inevitable inefficiencies associated with public policymaking and program. This is a book review of Kenneth Ashworth’s “Caught Between the Dog and the Fireplug, or How to Survive Public Service.”.
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Reviews “A ‘must’ for anyone aspiring to a career in public service at any level, Caught Between the Dog And The Fireplug is highly readable yet filled with sensible observations and recommendations. The book is written as a series of lively, entertaining letters of advice from a sympathetic uncle to a niece or nephew embarking on a government career.
He shows that in the confrontational world of public policymaking and program implementation, a successful career demands disciplined, informed thought, intellectual and personal growth, and broad reading. Hanna rated it liked it Oct 25, New Book Alerts My Cart.
Return to Book Page. Subordinate leadership, getting help from above April: The book is written as a series of lively, entertaining letters of advice from a sympathetic uncle to a niece or nephew embarking on a government career.
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Taking the initiative, or risk taking inside government May: Kenneth Ashworth caubht it like it is, using a rich collection of experience, anecdotes, and lessons in the real-life workings of our government.
Caught between the Dog and the Fireplug, or How to Survive Public Service | Ken Ashworth
Ashworth’s book performs the rare feat of providing an amusing look at public service while tue the importance of service to the commonweal.
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Caught Between the Dog and the Fireplug, or How to Survive Public Service
Nov 24, Michael rated it did not like it Shelves: Ashworth’s advice will also appeal to anyone who has ever been caught in a tight spot while working in government service. Nick Beek rated it it was ok Jul 19, April rated it really liked it Aug 28, Reed, Chancellor, California State University.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Ashworth’s book performs the rare feat of providing an amusing look at public service while maintaining the importance of service to the commonweal. Ashworth relates anecdotes from his jobs in Texas, California, and Washington, D.
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