About a month ago, I attended some seminars on fraud and loss, and management effectiveness. A recurring theme was "tone at the top" of organization and how it influenced the organization and determined whether that organization was effective or ineffective. Top effective management teams are:
Within that context, I began to look at Utah's Legislature and asked myself, whether they would qualify as an effective team. Admittedly, they aren't the executive branch, but serve as a legislative body. But my own perception, is that there are many areas regarding "transparency", "open", "fair", "balanced", "positive", etc. where the legislature in general looks pretty dysfunctional, not-withstanding the obvious one, "ethically upstanding." What characteristics would you hope to find, in an effective legislative body?