Anger Mismanagement

Berglas, Steven
February 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2011 Supplement, p7
The author emphasizes the need for leaders to understand that political correctness could be self-destructive. He relates the case of former Massachusetts Governor Michael S. Dukakis in which he gained a reputation as being soft in delivering punishment to criminals. He believes that being politically correct is similar to following the speed limit. He recommends condemning behaviors instead of the individual.


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