Posts Tagged ‘Gordon Brown

22
Feb
10

When does professional pressure become bullying?

British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, is accused of being a bully.

It has been alleged that several members of his staff have called an anti-bullying hotline. These claims where made after the release of a book by Andrew Rawnsley , End of the Party, which describes the prime minister’s volcanic temper and tendency to fly into rages and yell at his staff.

Business Secretary Lord Mandelson jumped to Brown’s defence saying he is not a bully, and is only “impatient” and “demanding” of his staff.

When does a demanding boss become a bully? Continue reading ‘When does professional pressure become bullying?’

05
Jun
09

Has Gordon Brown lost the authority to lead Britain?

_45870237_brown_afpThere’s fevered excitement around Westminster, the home of the UK parliament this morning. The talk is all about whether prime minister Gordon Brown can survive the latest barrage of criticism from within his own party.

Continue reading ‘Has Gordon Brown lost the authority to lead Britain?’

22
Sep
08

Talking Points 23rd September

Morning campers!

Thank you to Brett and Jen for taking good care of the blog overnight.

A nuclear country on the brink of becoming a “failed state”, is Pakistan the place where the world needs to see peace and stability most?

Continue reading ‘Talking Points 23rd September’

10
Apr
08

Do you want your leader to go to the Olympics?

If yes, why? If no, what would China have to do to change your mind? Gordon Brown says he’s not going to the opening ceremony, but it’s not a boycott. Hillary Clinton says George Bush shouldn’t either and it would be a boycott. What should your leader do?




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