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David Walker
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David Walker

Former Comptroller General of the United States, David Walker is president and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.

Change At All Costs

While leadership changes should be based on merit, sometimes there is a need for a change at the top in order to facilitate more dramatic changes and to enhance confidence among all key stakeholders.

Transformational changes are tough and they require leaders who will do the right thing for both today and tomorrow even though they will not be popular. The major auto companies must do that in order to survive and be competitive over time. Importantly, the U.S. government needs to engage in major transformational changes as well.

By David Walker

 |  March 30, 2009; 11:28 AM ET
Category:  Economic crisis Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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The Wall Street Executives are the next. Hopefully, they will spare themselves public humiliation and leave on their own. But I doubt that they have that kind of personal courage. Wall Street needs to engage in major transformational changes as well. What many of these so called leaders has done is truly disgraceful. It's a time to reflect.

Posted by: coralchemy | March 30, 2009 11:07 PM
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