Research also suggests that older leaders are more likely to take a passive approach to their leadership role—for example, delegating many duties and becoming actively involved only in crisis situations. They are also more likely to maintain the status quo rather than respond to new opportunities that arise. In some situations, maintaining rather than innovating would be a positive. In others, a negative. … [Read more...] about Leadership: Does Age Matter?
The sequence of incidents that have ostensibly upset an entire state includes multiple episodes of public vandalism and the assault of a police officer. These offenses are problematic and should be of concern. The attack on an unsuspecting police officer was particularly brazen and reprehensible. Yet such crimes are not unheard of and tend to occur throughout the course of a year without sustained public interest. On this occasion, the perpetrators shared a specific ethnic heritage, which often lends itself to pronouncing unconnected offenses as a ‘spree’, ‘spate’ or ‘crisis’. Moreover, the African ancestry of the perpetrators touched on another hot-button issue concurrently—immigration. … [Read more...] about Are African Youth Gangs in Australia a Real Threat?