Why Leaders Fail

Buchen, Irving
April 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2011, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p14
The author discusses what he believes are the ten most dead-end directions of failed business leaders. He describes how some chief executive officers prefer dealing with familiar environments and business areas, resulting in the failure to consider overseas operations or monitor the new hires of their competitors. They are seen as people who enable fear and insecurity to dominate the corporate culture. He also addresses how some executives are hindering the creation of a multicultural workplace by hindering language's function as a culture carrier.


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