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 Post has reported the resignation of General Services Administration chief Martha Johnson and the firing of two other agency senior leaders after a report found improper spending for an “over-the-top” conference near Las Vegas. ... Read Post
Revelations of lavish and inappropriate spending at a 2010 federal training conference in Las Vegas have engulfed the Obama administration's General Services Administration this week, forcing several senior GSA officials to step dow... Read Post