The resignation of Martha N. Johnson, the General Services Administration chief who stepped down amid a withering report about excessive spending by her agency on a training conference, should bring a sigh of relief to employees everywhere. Maybe the embarrassment of hiring a mind reader and spending $31,000 on a networking reception will save a few more of us from the silly leadership development exercises and inane training games that make up that often miserable fact of office life: the team-building conference.
The head of Obama's General Services Administration resigned today over allegations of excessive spending at a Las Vegas training conference for federal workers that featured a mindreader, a clown, and a comedian. The Washington Pos... Read Post
Martha Johnson, who was forced to resign abruptly as head of the General Services Administration in 2011 amid revelations of a scandal on her watch over excesses at a Las Vegas training conference, has penned a book about leadership... Read Post