ISBN 9781422166369,If We Can Put a Man on the Moon

If We Can Put a Man on the Moon



Harvard Universal Press

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9781422166369

ISBN-10 1422166368


Number of Pages 295 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

The American people are frustrated with their government-dismayed by a series of high-profile failures (Iraq, Katrina, the financial meltdown) that seems to just keep getting longer. Yet our nation has a proud history of great achievements: victory in World War II, our national highway system, welfare reform, the moon landing. We need more successes like these to reclaim government's legacy of competence. In If We Can Put a Man on the Moon, William Eggers and John O'Leary explain how to do it. The key? Understand-and avoid-the common pitfalls that trip up public-sector leaders during the journey from idea to results