To understand why Jarrett is so hated, you have to understand her unique structural role in the Obama administration. She’s the person in the building who is supposed to represent Obama himself and his unique perspective on his own presidency.
‘Remember who you are, Barrack.’ So, Val is The One’s mirror?
There’s considerable evidence that personal conflict makes organizations more effective.
“..conflict makes organizations more effective.” Hmmm [click]:
The point, Heffernan says, is that organizations need cultures capable of not just handling, but actually encouraging, conflict. But that’s really hard. “We have to resist the neurobiological drive that makes us prefer people like ourself,” she says.