Bright sparks

Goffee, Rob; Jones, Gareth
February 2008
People Management;2/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p28
The article explains how to get the best from employees. How employers corral this group of smart people into an organisation, and then inspire them to achieve their fullest potential as individuals in a way that creates wealth and value for stakeholders is one of the organisational challenges of all time. Getting the best from clever people requires many of the traditional leadership virtues, such as communication skills and authenticity. But it also requires leaders to acknowledge their knowledge, and exhibit technical competence, among others.


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