Hidden Costs of the Current Crisis
While we all tend to focus on the conventional data sets that tell us we are in the midst of a perfect economic storm, things like GDP growth, debt levels, bankruptcies, stock market trends and trade flows, those metrics only reveal the symptoms of something much deeper. No one seems to want to talk about the important root causes and the other less obvious ways in which value has been eroded, even though the impact, both financial and otherwise, has arguably been just as great.
Specifically, I am referring to the loss of value, on many different levels, as a result of bad leadership. It is something that simply does not get enough press. It is almost as though we don't want to address the fault lines in ...