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I want to ask what if the general.
We're a private sector employee would have been immediately fired for ridiculing his superiors are joining us now.
It's our favorite employment expert John Challenger CEO challenger.
Gray and Christmas and and I really just a question of me would this -- ever flown.
And the private sector.
-- the private sector certainly you have these kinds of disagreements in fact -- personalities.
That don't you -- strong personality -- where people don't agree with each other.
But it's not -- all the corporate boardroom.
Like working in government has really since the days of Watergate -- everybody -- -- these conversations.
At that just a different place -- certainly that makes your boss look real bad.
Well you know what -- John I mean General McChrystal is in charge of a war right now won by all accounts it seems that.
Be an effective general that has been doing good -- he just made a major major.
Mistake what does he wasn't a corporation and was running something that was -- sensitive to the company.
Would that be grounds for termination do you think -- CEO -- think twice about letting him go even if he didn't mess up what.
Well it depends on the leader so Obama from the beginning.
Has built his management philosophy on.
Team of rivals he's brought in the very best people.
That he thinks he can find.
He said I know that they're going to have strong.
Disagreements on what I think.
Hopefully will come together and I'm at -- put some of these side.
I -- this is -- -- I think unless he's ready and he needs to move this general aside to change the direction otherwise can't believe.
Given where he started.
Knowing he's got very strong personalities this this set of rivals that -- guys ask for his resignation what.
Let's take into the beginning what do you make of the judgment call to talks -- Rolling Stone magazine to begin with without a good or bad call on the part.
Of his people there.
That's certainly it's crazy call but especially even knowing the magazine it's a crazy -- But you have to realize -- McChrystal is that guy and Obama.
Must've known that he's a guy who speaks his mind says what every thinks.
He is not a politician -- -- being a politician.
So this was just what you would expect from us strong minded.
I can't keep has done.
It -- in the and that's a good point I mean you know President Obama had to have known what he's getting into when he hired this guy.
You know leader and you know.
You have to assume that the president knew that and he has to be judged now.
By his you know what he's done his performance.
This -- at the criteria that what anyone would judge would would judge.
You know -- in this position rather than.
Knocking him out he got a Vietnamese say is he doing a decent job or is he not doing doing a decent job regardless of what he said it.
John that is -- -- that is a good question about performance you know at the end of the day.
You know was that it was set executive was McChrystal -- a good job performing that job but he was assigned to do.
You know crass comments aside.
Yeah I think.
No question and less.
This administration is ready to change its direction on Afghanistan -- that embrace this counterinsurgency.
Approach to the war if they feel it's time to move.
Go beyond that then sometimes something like this can become a convenient way to remove your leader and gulf war with a new general who take that.
That war in a different direction doesn't seem like that's war that right now so I think it's bend don't break situation.
That's a poison morale -- in Nero workforce to have.
You know number of your people criticizing openly criticizing your leader.
Now of course not and what you hope is that through crises where you.
Come through these kinds of issues.
And you build trust you say I'm on your side I believe in what you're doing I believe your performance -- -- hope.
That you create a coherent team if you go back that team of rivals.
He he brought in yet McClellan and his general and he had Seward who want his job like Hillary did it -- for the presidency.
That's sword came along.
He had that decide the McClellan a general just was going.
-- down the wrong path he wasn't fighting a war you know that's like finally -- -- and take him I don't think that's where we're at here.
Right John Challenger CEO Tom -- Christmas John -- talked about jobs and we'll see if General McChrystal still have the job the.
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