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Monday, June 12, 2006

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The British government has spent £140,000 sending top civil servants to learn whatever Sheakespeare teaches us about government, in other words:


Henry V: will "enable participants to 'live their leadership potential to the full' by 'following the journey of King Henry'."

Julius Caesar: "Participants are asked how they might maintain their personal integrity in the face of the most wounding betrayals."

MacBeth: The Scottish tale of witchcraft, ambition and murder apparently offers valuable lessons about 'courageous leadership and ethical ambition'."