Analysis Of President Obama's Leadership And Management Style

Analysis Of President Obama's Leadership And Management Style

The White House says President Barack Obama was not aware the NSA was spying on European leaders, and he did not know about the problems facing Diane and her guests provide analysis of the president's leadership and management style.

President Barack Obama has faced criticism in recent weeks for what the White House says he did not know. The first has to do with the Affordable Care Act’s website and whether Obama should have been informed about the extent of the technical problems before the rollout. The second is why the president was not aware the NSA was eavesdropping on European leaders. Obama has the reputation for being the kind of leader more interested in major policy initiatives than minor details. But the latest embarrassments have even some of the president’s supporters questioning his management style. Diane and her guests discuss President Obama’s leadership and management style.


Ruth Marcus

columnist and editorial writer, The Washington Post.

Stephen Wayne

professor, Georgetown University and expert, American presidency.

David Gergen

professor, Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government; senior political analyst, CNN. He served as a White House adviser to Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton.

Donna Brazile

Democratic strategist; adjunct professor at Georgetown University; nationally syndicated columnist.

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