Transparent Leaders

Goldsmith, Marshall; Wheeler, Patricia
November 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Nov2007, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p20
The article discusses the importance of observing transparency and the sharing of information in the workplace. The authors say that these behavioral traits increase the chances of success because it breeds trustworthiness among the members of the group. The authors cite a meeting in a workplace where an executive told his peers about his ailing father. This resulted in increased cooperation among them. Discussions on withholding information and changing behaviors are provided.


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