President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey.
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There's a trade-off when presidents appoint loyalists. A loyalist may not be as competent as the position demands, but he or she may satisfy the president by carrying out his agenda.
Loyal to a fault: Andrew Johnson.
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Andrew Johnson's plan to win the loyalty of former Confederate leaders doomed his presidency to historical ignominy.
Former FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Hoover abused his power as FBI director to serve presidents' interests. The reforms that followed were set up to prevent it from happening again.
Without loyalty, employees don’t go the extra mile that’s needed to make a business competitive.
Breach of a psychological contract in the workplace can irreparably damage relationships and produce a number of undesirable outcomes.
Some fans take their sport very seriously such as this Hawthorn supporter during the 2013 AFL Grand Final. But what if you don’t have a team in the finals?
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Which team you support in sport can depend on many things. But who should you barrack for in this packed weekend of sport if none of your favoured teams are in any of the games?
Universities are obsessed with student retention, but should they be?
Retention and attrition rates have been a major concern to universities for many years, so much so that there are publications dedicated solely to the issue. Although universities and colleges are basically…
Should children be involved in protest actions?
It is the season of tribal loyalty in Australia – weekends are parades of painted, jersey-wearing, flag and placard-waving fans. This is a loyalty we accept and foster in a sporting context, indeed it…