Careful listening to the presidents talk of change holds the
key for public managers and their programs.
his discussion invites interested parties to listen in new ways to the messages
and metamessages coming from the new administration. The talk is more than
just talk: it is also intended to create new ways of thinking and acting. A central
theme in all the talk is change. The type of change requested is more than
temporary fixes or incremental improvements. Rather, the call is for pol