I recently heard that some inept Lieutenants were actually and literally fired on in Vietnam because they sent  troops out into the battle, but never went with them (or were generally inept). Apparently, the practice was known as “fragging.”  In other words, the inept officers were killed by their soldiers because they didn’t go into battle, just sent the troops out alone.

Um… I think the applications to leadership on this one need little (OK, no) commentary from me.