Video: DoD's Deputy Chief Management Officer on the Importance of Decision Making

By Mark Micheli

September 12, 2012

"The ability to decide," said Beth McGrath, Deputy Chief Management Officer for the Department of Defense, in response to what qualities are most important in effective government leaders. "Decisiveness is key to take action [and] challenge the status quo."

McGrath spoke with Excellence in Government last week, where she reflected on her 24-year career with the Department of Defense and her role as DoD's first Deputy Chief Management Officer.

Watch the video for more from her interview:

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By Mark Micheli

September 12, 2012

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