“Undercover Boss,” a CBS show that began airing in February, follows Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) as they go undercover to work primarily in lower-level positions in their own companies. Beyond its entertainment value, the episodes have exposed a significant disconnect between senior management and employees. While featured CEO’s have not recently, if ever, worked in entry-level positions in their companies; in contrast, the Postal Service has a proud history of promoting from within. Many of its current officers have carried mail, sold stamps, or worked in mail processing plants.
You don’t concentrate on risks, you concentrate on rewards, said aviation hero Chuck Yeager, who knew a thing or two about risks.
The government, on the other hand, is not inherently risk-oriented. You see this especially when it comes to investing employees’ retirement funds. We explored...Read More