Source: Defense News
quote: U.S. Gov Official: Current Generation of Policymakers Lack Understanding
quote: So how do you fix it entirely?
quote: They either follow an ideological agenda or they rely on "experts" who give them a bag of money .
quote: "The truth is there are a lot of senior officials in many countries who barely even know how to use an email," said Gottemoeller. " The change will come with the new generation. "
quote: The problem with failure is that it is subject to more attributional ambiguity than success. For success to occur, many things must go right: The person must be skilled, apply effort, and perhaps be a bit lucky. For failure to occur, the lack of any one of these components is sufficient. Because of this, even if people receive feedback that points to a lack of skill, they may attribute it to some other factor (Snyder, Higgins, & Stucky, 1983; Snyder, Shenkel, & Lowery, 1977).