TITLE

Character: Linchpin of Leadership

AUTHOR(S)
Josephson, Michael S.
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Executive Excellence;Aug99, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on character as the foundation of effective leadership in business managers. Importance of character; Problems encountered when managers push subordinates to achieve stretch goals; Six pillars of character.
ACCESSION #
2181168

 

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