TITLE

Smooth operator

AUTHOR(S)
Nicol, Judith; Sparrow, Paul
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
People Management;7/1/2010, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance for organizations and their leaders to exercise both the hard power and soft power approaches to leadership. The authors claim that most senior leaders exhibit hard power, based on their reflex responses and aversion to change. They say that soft power characteristics such as humility and selflessness are viewed by leaders as not as important as hard power characteristics such as self-confidence, which limits their leadership ability.
ACCESSION #
52367714

 

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