Yes it is
There are old scool hiring philosophies that require flexibility in leadership. I can remember interviewing for an IT job years ago where no one from IT spoke with me during the interview process. I was asked questions by the HR people and could see them blank over when I asnswered, and then to see them get angry when I had to dumb down the answers the second time. Also, you have to see getting rid of people as tough, you have to document REPEATED instances of failure.
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