TITLE

Learning to lead

AUTHOR(S)
McGilvray, Alan
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Training & Development in Australia;Jun2011, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p08
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a strategy for leadership development. It looks at the affiliative element of leadership style and the way to use leadership and development (L&D) to help leaders appreciate its importance. Under the leadership impact process, the effectiveness of a leader is measured by their styles in the constructive, passive/defensive, and aggressive/defensive areas. There are several descriptors that accompany the affiliative element of leadership style, including respect, good relationships and cooperation.
ACCESSION #
61927485

 

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