From the Air Force Times: https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2018/01/16/fired-1-star-blasted-for-unhealthy-command-climate-excessive-travel/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ebb-1-17&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief
“During his two years as a leader in Air Combat Command, Brig. Gen. ______ repeatedly demeaned and micromanaged his staff and erupted at them when he felt they fell short, an inspector general investigation found.
He also traveled excessively ― once spending an entire month away from the office ― while matters requiring his attention and approval piled up in his absence, the Inspector General (IG) said.
And not even an attempted intervention from another one-star general could push the Brig. Gen. to address the morale problems threatening to sink his command, the IG found.”
- Where was leadership training?
- How did the BG get to this level?
- Who was responsible above this level?
As seen in the past, this is not the first time for this sort of mishap….and won’t be the last.
As the illustration suggests: superb leaders work to make their people better….not the other way around.
And it also happens elsewhere (Ford Motor Co.) : www.mlive.com/auto/index.ssf/2018/02/ford_ousts_top_exec_for_inappr.html