Jan 24, 2014
Guest Editorial: Military must oust 'toxic' leaders
Matsuda was hired in 2010 by then-Brig. Gen. Peter C. Bayer Jr. to try to help U.S. commanders understand what was going on below the surface in Iraq.
Toxic leadership in the military
I spent 14 long months working for a senior manager who salivated over the interns, demeaned subordinates, took credit for others' work and poisoned the atmosphere with rumors and gossip.
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Army Takes On Its Own Toxic Leaders
And I just had, like, feelings, like, that nothing's ever going to change. I'm going to get [expletive] every day, and I just don't want this anymore.
360-degree evals for commanders start Oct. 1
Soldiers in Afghanistan listen to Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. Soon, leaders will get assessments of their performance from soldiers subordinate to them, part of an effort led by Odierno to rid the Army of toxic leadership.