TITLE

World's Best CEOs

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jul2010, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents five key characteristics of the world's best chief executive officers (CEOs). Warm, engaging, open about themselves and the business, and forthright in assessing their strengths and shortcomings as individuals and leaders are cited as manifestations of being genuine. They are said to be comfortable with uncertainty and intensely focused on the human side of the business. Commitment to growth is also mentioned together with obsession with execution.
ACCESSION #
52093418

 

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