Syria and President Obama's managerial style

A couple of years ago, Frank Burke wrote this in the pages of American Thinker. "In classic management theory, Barack Obama would have to be described as an abdicative manager.  The abdicative manager evidences a tendency to flee from responsibility and is frequently encountered in situations where he or she never wanted the job in the first place (for instance, a son or daughter who inherits a company or the individual who discovers that they are incapable of adequate performance).  Abdication can be exhibited in a variety of ways, ranging from physically removing oneself through travel (the confusion of movement with action), to obsessing about personal interests or a limited range of controllable subjects. Obama's frequent vacations and absences, especially in times of crisis, coupled with his unwillingness to personally invest himself in key initiatives, are demonstrative of this style.  An excellent example occurred after passage of the healthcare...(Read Full Post)