Business has much to learn from the armed forces
The army has done a fine job of training more generally. It has always grappled with one of the most difficult jobs imaginable: training people to kill and risk being killed. Today, in the West at least, it has to do this in a looking-glass world where teenagers know their “rights”, health-and-safety officials inspect shooting ranges and politicians are constantly squeezing resources. Yet still it turns out soldiers who can handle technology, who work well in teams and who never quit to join a competitor.
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