Harvey Schachter

Harvey Schachter is a writer, specializing in management and business issues. He writes three weekly columns for the Globe and Mail and The Leader’s Bookshelf column for Canadian Government Executive, and a regular column and features for Kingston Life magazine. Harvey was editor of the 2004 book Memos to the Prime Minister: What Canada Can Be in the 21st Century. He was the ghostwriter on The Three Pillars of Public Management by Ole Ingstrup and Paul Crookall, and editor of Getting Clients, Keeping Clients by Dan Richards. A McGill commerce graduate, Harvey spent more than 15 years in a variety of positions at The Kingston Whig-Standard, including editor and planning and promotions manager. He won two National Newspaper Awards for his writing and a national Owl Award for a marketing program he created at the newspaper.

Bookshelf: The Captain Class 0

Yogi Berra, Maurice (The Rocket) Richard, Bill Russell, Michael Jordan, and...

Just Say What You Want 0

Radical candour sounds rather outré as a prescription for government executives....

Managing the Jerks 0

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Candid Camera 0

If you want to learn from mistakes in how to handle...

The Ethics of Influence 0

As understanding of social behaviour increases through intensified research, many government...

Leading Great Meetings By Richard Lent 0

We curse meetings, but they are essential to today’s collaborative leadership...

The Silo Effect 0

Government is replete with silos. Like the weather, everyone complains about...