Do soldiers make good managers?

Do soldiersĀ  make good managers? Shrinking military budgets across Europe mean more businesses are finding out.

David Montgomery, a former British Army brigadier who is now a managing director with Benchmark Search Group, a London-based recruiting firm for the defense and security industry, says the numbers of military personnel wanting to go into businesses have risen dramatically in the past year. The interest has been enormous, says Mr. Montgomery, who left the army in 2000 after 28 years’ service.

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