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`Download Ebook ⚣ Caught Between the Dog and the Fireplug, or How to Survive Public Service ß Replete with practical advice for anyone considering a career in federal, state, or local government, Caught Between the Dog and the Fireplug, or How to Survive Public Service conveys what life is really like in a public service job The book is written as a series of lively, entertaining letters of advice from a sympathetic uncle to a niece or nephew embarking on a government career The book will interest students and teachers of public administration, public affairs, policy development, leadership, or higher education administration Ashworth s advice will also appeal to anyone who has ever been caught in a tight spot will working in government service Written as a series of letters to his niece fictional , the author discusses aspects of public service,specifically, government work in easy going prose Scenarios or events over the course of his career are discussed in the context of which they occurred These are important details to learn about as they are difficult to learn from a textbook, but the use of prose in a conversational tone conveys aspects of government work that are subjective to the work experience, not necessarily a pa Written as a series of letters to his niece fictional , the author discusses aspects of public service,specifically, government work in easy going prose Scenarios or events over the course of his career are discussed in the context of which they occurred These are important details to learn about as they are difficult to learn from a textbook, but the use of prose in a conversational tone conveys aspects of government work that are subjective to the work experience, not necessarily a part of the job that can be learned from a traditional textbook Read this for my Navigating the Public Workplace class It s a collection of advice essays about working in the public sector, especially in leadership positions Touches on issues of ethics, working with difficult people, principles of good leadership, etc Decidedly helpful, though not exactly riveting. I absolutely love the title of this book What a great way to describe the role of public servants For anyone currently working for government, Ashworth former Commissioner of Higher Ed in Texas lays out the dilemmas and challenges of this career choice He shares personal stories that tested his character and morals throughout his 40 years working in the public sector Great read for any of you who find yourself getting pissed onoften than you like