Career federal executives have asked themselves this question for ages: How do political executives manage federal agencies? For the past four years, researchers at Ernst and Young have been following the fortunes of Obama Administration appointees. They’ve put what they learned into a new book, What Government Does How Political Executives Manage.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.