Budgets could sap federal leadership development

Monday - 6/6/2011, 6:43pm EDT

Robert Tobias, American University

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Budget cuts could undermine leadership development in the federal government, observers say.

Federal managers find themselves busier and under more pressure, as they try to streamline the inner-workings of government.

Federal News Radio's Francis Rose spoke with American University's Robert Tobias, who said he worries about managers who say they have less time to participate in leadership development activities.