Reader Forum: Leading in Public Service: Choice, Learning, and Commitment

Joe Sarcone

In a world where human suffering is inherent and indiscriminate, each of us has a choice: we can work to alleviate human suffering, we can ignore it, or we can contribute to it. During the long-running civil war in Mozambique, stories were heard in the refugee camps of atrocities being committed by the Mozambican National Resistance, RENAMO. It was said that mothers were being forced to kill their infants or see the rest of their children murdered. At the same time, Mozambican refugees were making their way across the border to desperately impoverished areas of Malawi, where they were received and cared for by Malawians who had little themselves. These actions ...

Get Leadership in Action: Reader Forum—Leading in Public Service—Choice, Learning, and Commitment now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.