Management consultants love to draw rousing leadership lessons from the military to inspire their civilian clientele. But let’s be clear. Not all situations from one world effectively apply in the other.
Government transparency has entered the national consciousness in a big way since the NSA revelations in 2013 touched off by Edward Snowden. But still, it’s a surprise to hear a military leader advocating a better system of sharing sensitive information. Yet that’s just what Stanley McChrystal has in mind.