Getting Big Things Done in Government | Harvard IdeaCast

Last Updated Dec 21, 2009 6:01 PM EST

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In this podcast, William Eggers draws valuable business lessons from how the government tries â€" and often fails â€" to launch big policy initiatives. Eggers explains why the source of systemic failures isn't the people behind them, but the systems themselves. He also lists the five conditions necessary to launch a major initiative successfully.

Featured Guest: William Eggers, global research director at Deloitte and coauthor of "If We Can Put a Man on the Moon." Copyright 2009 Harvard Business School Publishing.

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