Shared Urgency

Kotter, John
September 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Sep2008, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p3
The article discusses how leaders can create a strong sense of urgency. It argues that most leaders struggle to create urgency because they miss important information and they mistake energy and activity for real urgency. It notes that a leader needs to instill a sense of urgency in the culture by building the best practices into the systems and structures.


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