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November 17, 2008

Obama’s Team Building – Into The Lions Den?

In parallel with Abraham Lincoln, who picked his greatest opponent in the battle for the presidency as his secretary of state, Barack Obama is now considering the value of adding Hillary Clinton into his team once he is President.

Described as a ‘team of rivals’, this bringing together of a range of people who he feels will benefit the American people as a whole is an interesting strategy.

In the article below in the UK ‘Independent on Sunday’, Leonard Doyle investigates the pros and cons.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/race-for-whitehouse/obama-starts-to-build-a-team-of-rivals-1020503.html

Filed under Developing Your People, Management Basics by Martin

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