Why Transparency?

Bennis, Warren
February 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p3
The article describes the kind of leadership in the U.S. He states that the crises in the country is caused by lack of leadership at every level. The U.S. is said to be in need of leaders and transparency causes the little understanding of the failures people are experiencing. Former U.S. President George W. Bush is described as one with limited ability and enormous power that he ignore some laws because they constrained presidential power.


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