Why Did Bill Clinton Use Full Range Leadership Development

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Bill Clinton His determination and hard work to serve the American public became evident when, according to an article on the New York Times website, as the Democratic presidential candidate, he declared that future of the nation was in jeopardy and he had a plan jump-start the economy and reinvent America. William Jefferson Clinton was a great visionary leader during our time, but some of his behavior traits, critical thinking and decision-making were not ethical for the President of the United States of America. Most do not remember the results of his strong visionary leadership, but can easily relate him to the statement, “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Ms. Lewinsky”, used when he lied under oath. First, this essay will explain how President Clinton used Full Range Leadership Development (FRLD) concepts while saving a nation in economic distress. Next, I will discuss how his behavior and poor decision-making when faced with ethical dilemma…show more content…
As President-elect, Clinton reinvented the Democratic Party and focused on key issues for the middle class. According to an essay in the Miller Center website, during his tenure at the White House, Clinton accomplished “the lowest unemployment rate in modern times, the lowest inflation in 30 years, the highest home ownership in the country's history, dropping crime rates in many places, and reduced welfare rolls.” At the same time, Clinton did not lose his individuality, as he stood firm on certain traditional liberal issues to convert military expenditures to domestic purposes, gun control, equal employment and educational opportunity, national health insurance, and gay rights. As you can see, President Clinton understood the needs of the

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