The Crash: The Presidency: The Hands-On Manager

The Hands-On Manager

The cries for presidential leadership that rose from Wall Street now echo across the country. Here is one formula for the man in the White House in such a crisis.

* Summon to Washington the leaders of labor, industry, banking, agriculture, construction and transportation to get their recommendations and help. Meet the press within 48 hours, then promise a more "intimate" relationship with the media. Follow up with press conferences every few days.

Set up a twelve-hour White House workday. Immerse yourself in the data and details so completely that you can discuss any of the issues with brilliance and complete...

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