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Abraham Zaleznik

Abraham Zaleznik

Abraham Zaleznik is the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus, at the Harvard Business School.

Sanford's Character Flaws

The Sanford scandal runs deeply into the issue of fitness for command. The issue is not simply a question of moral fitness. Sanford's "acting out" and the complicated steps he went through to conduct the affair suggest a major character flaw that imperils his ability to lead.

By Abraham Zaleznik

 |  June 30, 2009; 10:31 AM ET
Category:  Ethics Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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Mark Sanford best bet would be to keep his mouth shut. Each time he opens it he looks worse. The man has no shame.

Posted by: whistles | July 1, 2009 12:25 PM
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