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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker talks new book, the ‘how’ of government, at Northeastern

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Steve Kadish, Baker’s former chief of staff, speak about the nonpartisan framework they created to tackle some of the state’s most complex policy problems as part of Northeastern’s Civic Experience with Professor Alicia Modestino as moderator on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Center. Former Massachusetts speaker and current University Fellow for Public Life Robert DeLeo gives introductory remarks.

When it comes to how government and bureaucracy actually function—it’s true—most eyes tend to glaze over.  But it’s precisely how those largely invisible, day-to-day government processes are carried out that makes all the difference to communities governments serve—a topic that was the focus of a book written by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Steve Kadish, Baker’s former chief of staff and former chief operating officer at Northeastern. 

The book, titled “Results: Getting Beyond Politics to Get Important Work Done,” was the showpiece of a “civic experience” talk Wednesday evening held at Northeastern. Prior to the conversation, Baker met with Northeastern faculty members in a roundtable-style discussion meant to highlight the thinking that went into the book.

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