How To Run A Government

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Billions of citizens around the world are frustrated with their governments. Political leaders struggle to honour their promises and officials find it near impossible to translate ideas into action. The result? High taxes, but poor outcomes. Cynicism not just with government but with the political process. Why is this? How could this vicious spiral be reversed? In this book, Michael Barber draws on his wealth of experience of working for and with government leaders the world over to present a blueprint for how to run a government.

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Billions of citizens around the world are frustrated with their governments. Why is this? And what can we do about it? In this groundbreaking book Michael Barber draws on his wealth of international experience advising political leaders, to show how those in power can make good on their promises.

‘Refreshingly ruthless … has an uplifting brio to it’ Economist

‘Michael Barber is a source of inspiration and wisdom’ Andrew Adonis, New Statesman

‘Excellent … there is a lot of common sense and practical wisdom … a breath of fresh air’ David Willetts,Standpoint

‘Barber is the global overlord of public policy … a record around the world of actually achieving change’ Philip Collins, Prospect

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Weight 0.269 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.1 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xxvi, 336

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

351 (edition:23)

Readership

College – higher education / Code: F