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The Gatekeepers: Lessons from prime ministers' chiefs of staff

The Gatekeepers: Lessons from prime ministers' chiefs of staff
The Gatekeepers: Lessons from prime ministers' chiefs of staff
Australian prime ministers need help and it is their chief of staff who supports the person and the office, steering the prime minister through the challenges and landmines of political leadership. It is about making sure the urgent doesn't crowd out the important. It comes down to finely tuned coordination. It is about winning support in cabinet, caucus and country.
The Gatekeepers offers unparalleled insights into how things really work at the centre of Australia's governing networks from those who have worked as chiefs of staff under prime ministers from Fraser to Rudd. It identifies eight key lessons for success as the PM's gatekeeper and shock absorber.
It reveals what to do, what not to do, how to do it and how not to do it. - See more at: https://www.mup.com.au/items/145252#sthash.jz7KiWhN.dpuf
Focus groups, Chiefs of Staff, Australia
Melbourne University Press
Rhodes, R.A.W.
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Tiernan, Anne
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Rhodes, R.A.W. and Tiernan, Anne (2014) The Gatekeepers: Lessons from prime ministers' chiefs of staff , Melbourne, AU. Melbourne University Press, 192pp.

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Abstract

Australian prime ministers need help and it is their chief of staff who supports the person and the office, steering the prime minister through the challenges and landmines of political leadership. It is about making sure the urgent doesn't crowd out the important. It comes down to finely tuned coordination. It is about winning support in cabinet, caucus and country.
The Gatekeepers offers unparalleled insights into how things really work at the centre of Australia's governing networks from those who have worked as chiefs of staff under prime ministers from Fraser to Rudd. It identifies eight key lessons for success as the PM's gatekeeper and shock absorber.
It reveals what to do, what not to do, how to do it and how not to do it. - See more at: https://www.mup.com.au/items/145252#sthash.jz7KiWhN.dpuf

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Published date: 2014
Keywords: Focus groups, Chiefs of Staff, Australia
Organisations: Politics & International Relations

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Local EPrints ID: 411275
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/411275
PURE UUID: 2ddaafa8-e0df-4c5a-ba44-8b12559480b4
ORCID for R.A.W. Rhodes: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1886-2392

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Date deposited: 16 Jun 2017 16:32
Last modified: 12 Dec 2021 03:53

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Author: R.A.W. Rhodes ORCID iD
Author: Anne Tiernan

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