Monetizing Leadership Quality

Dunn, Susan; Avolio, Bruce J.
January 2013
People & Strategy;2013, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p12
Academic Journal
The article reports on the finding that the organization's leadership quality and how it contributes to firm performance as the critical factor considered by equity analysts in determining an organization's stock price. It states that the criteria of track record, reputation, and presence are used in forecasting top management's ability to capitalize on uncertainty. Equity analysts reportedly also rely on their gut sense to evaluate leadership.


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