xii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9781585445486 cloth alkaline paper 1585445487 cloth alkaline paper 9781603445351 e-book
Joseph V. Hughes, Jr., and Holly O. Hughes series in the presidency and leadership studies.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Why study the Bureau of Efficiency? Origins Inventing a central staff agency : congress proposes, the president disposes An administrative sketch of the bureau A staff agency at work A presidential staff agency A congressional staff agency Terminating the bureau : congress proposes, the president disposes Assessing the first federal staff agency.