TITLE

Leader Characteristics

AUTHOR(S)
Meredith, Bryn
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the qualities considered most critical for leaders, placing emphasis on creative leadership. He cites a survey which identified creativity, integrity and global thinking as the most important leadership qualities. He enumerates three myths of innovation that creative leaders are expected to debunk, one of which is that most innovation happens in laboratories. He asserts that leaders can make a big difference in team innovation by means of fostering virtuosity, injecting creative tension and creating a culture of serious play.
ACCESSION #
53549243

 

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