Research topic: outstanding leadership

Tamkin, Penny
April 2010
People Management;4/8/2010, p34
The article discusses a study of the philosophies and practices behind excellent leadership. The study involves 260 interviews with 77 business leaders from six high profile British companies. The interviews reveal that outstanding leaders are deeply centered on people and relationships, think and act with the bigger picture in mind, and are highly motivated and focused on organizational outcomes, visions and goals.


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