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Smedley, Tim
September 2007
People Management;9/20/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 19, p38
The article features Allan Leighton, chairman of the British Royal Mail. He began his career at Mars, rising up the ranks under the tutelage of John and Forrest Mars. He has written a book on leadership, with the goal of raising £1 million for the charity Breast Cancer Care. The book, "On Leadership," includes insights from many of the biggest names in global business garnered from 20-minute interviews. He says human resource has a clear role, which is to help create the policies, help to monitor the progress and help to get training for people.


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