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The key to executive management is
the delegation of authority to the department and agency heads within the government
The cabinet is made up of...
the Secretaries of 15 major departments
What are three key factors that determine the presidents choice?
1. political party affiliation
2. geographical consideration
3. influence of interest groups
What are three MORE key factors that determine the presidents choice?
4. professional experience and background
5. race, sex, and ethnic background
6. willingness to accept position
True/False: The cabinet serves as a decision making body.
False
what are three factors which may limit the Cabinet's role?
1.Multiple loyalties
2. lack of secrecy
3. Question of complete personal trust
Primary job is budget preparation
Office of Management & Budget (OMB)
reviews all new bills prepared by dept. that needs funding
Office of Management & Budget (OMB)
deals with immediate matters of national security (not routine)
National Security Council (NSC)
consists of 3-4 key economic advisors
Council of Economic Advisors
part of the EOP
White House Office (staff)
Include press secretary, appointments secretary, legal counsel, diplomatic aide, military aide
White House Office (staff)
Linked to FDR
Competitive Approach
Flexible and informal organization
Competitive Approach
a negative of this approach is that it duplicated efforts occasionally
Competitive Approach
Linked to Eisenhower
Formalistic Approach
consisted of hierarchal stall and delegation of authority and responsibility
Formalistic Approach
Emphasizes order and analysis
Formalistic Approach
Linked to JFK
Collegial Approach
Used diverse views to shape policy
Collegial Approach
Clinton used this somewhat
Collegial Approach
3 sources of White House Power are:
1. their closeness to the President
2. Their control over access to him
3. their authority to help frame policy
Assist President in developing economic matters
Council of Economic Advisors
Consists of VP, Sec. of State/Defense, Joint Chiefs, Nat. Sec. Advisor and Director of CIA
National Security Council (NSC)
Exec Departments submit budget request to DMB
Office of Management & Budget (OMB)
Keeps President at center of action
Competitive Approach
Provides advice to President on matters of military and foreign policy
National Security Council (NSC)
Provides tech support for President (press coverage, prep speeches, public relations)
White House Office (staff)
Represents Presidential view to public and Congress and follows up on Pres decisions
White House Office (staff)
gathers info and provide advice on key issues facing President
White House Office (staff)
kept President informed and stimulated creativity
Competitive Approach
reviews and reccomends to President adoption in line w/budget policy objectives
Office of Management & Budget (OMB)
selects info to be seen by President and screens ppl who wish to see him
White House Office (staff)