According to a memo sent to aides yesterday, Bush expects all White House staff to adhere to the “spirit as well as the letter” of all ethics laws and rules. As a result, “the White House counsel’s office will conduct a series of presentations next week that will provide refresher lectures on general ethics rules, including the rules of governing the protection of classified information,” according to the memo, a copy of which was provided to The Washington Post by a senior White House aide.
I am a professional trainer. Consequently, I’m conversant both with the power and the limitations of training.
Training can only fix problems related to lack of skills and knowledge.
How likely is it that the persons attending these briefings don’t already know what is legal and ethical behavior?