- As a total outsider, the situation seems to suggest a few lessons for other organizations:
- When the combined expenditures of campaigning to be president of the organization nearly exceed the annual budget of the organization, something is way out of whack.
- When the organization spends that much energy choosing a leader, it has few resources left to do anything meaningful.
- When being leader matters more than the organization, the organization ultimately turns off the constituency it was designed to address.
See the entire article at http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/28/nyregion/28koreans.html?hp