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Boswell, Ed
March 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Mar2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p15
The author focuses on measures that successful leaders take during recessions. He suggests alternatives to layoffs, including reducing management bonuses. He notes that businesses that provide development experiences and rotational assignments have better employee retention rates. He adds that a distinguishing characteristic of strong leaders is their ability to communicate the challenges they face, that builds trust among followers.


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