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CONFESSIONS of a CIVIL SERVANT
Lessons in Changing America's Military and Govenment

A Book by Bob Stone

Table of Contents

Foreword by Tom Peters                                              

Acknowledgements                                                      

Introduction: On Government Service    

Chapter One: Brazen Chariots, Brazen Analysts
    Tackling a job when you haven’t a clue    

Chapter Two: A Little Yellow Book
    Shrinking regulations    

Chapter Three: Red Hats, Red Scarves, Red Tails
    Organizing for the mission                                        

Chapter Four: Searching for Excellence
    Turning an organization around                                 

Chapter Five: Snakes and Snakebusters
    Dealing with difficult bosses                                      

Chapter Six: Getting to Reinvention
    Seizing the chance of a lifetime                                 

Chapter Seven: Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off to Work We Go
    Assembling a team for a big new job                         

Chapter Eight: It’s September 7th, Stupid!
    Getting a big job done in a hurry
                            
Chapter Nine: Setting a Thousand Fires and Fanning the Flames
    Encouraging and protecting innovators                      

Chapter Ten: The Decline and Fall of a Great Group
    Moving from leadership to management                    

Chapter Eleven: To Compliance and Beyond
    Strengthening the regulatory process                        

Chapter Twelve: Jean Slams the Door
    Facing up to unpleasant duties                                 

Chapter Thirteen: Junkyard Dogs
    Avoiding Inspector generals                                     

Chapter Fourteen: Overcoming Success
    Getting past the barriers to change                           

Chapter Fifteen: Ten Lessons in Leadership                    

Chapter Sixteen: Ciao, Mommy. That Means Goodbye      

Index                                                                          


 
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