TITLE

Course Correction

AUTHOR(S)
Kramer, Roderick
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Oct2007, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author presents his view that building trust is essential for leaders especially when a change in course is indicated. He notes that in order for trust to flourish, the followers must have confidence in the leader's intentions and motives as well as in his competence, confidence and ability. He also adds that leaders should not be afraid to flip-flop on an issue if it indicates a change in opinion rather than appear as indecisive. Tips are offered for maintaining trust within an organization.
ACCESSION #
27221189

 

Related Articles

  • Lessons in empowerment: Honesty is essential for trust. Scanes, Colin G. // Poultry Science;May2010, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p859 

    The author reflects on the issue of honesty, which generates trust and it is vital to most of the things that an individual does. The author, citing former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, said that if the people lose confidence to a person, it is so hard for that person to be trusted again. He...

  • Self-Trust. Covey, Stephen M. R. // Personal Excellence Essentials;Oct2006, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p5 

    The article discusses the importance of trust. Confidence goes hand in hand with trust. There are five kinds of trust including self trust and organizational trust. Trusting yourself means having confidence to achieve goals and take commitments. It is ideal to trust yourself and be trusted by...

  • Enlightened leaders offer hope for a brighter tomorrow. Gage, Kathleen // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;7/07/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p8 

    Deals with the importance of trust in leadership. Ways to gain trust; Role of vision in leadership.

  • Rebuilding TRUST in Changing Uncertain Times SEVEN STEPS FOR LEADERS. Reina, Dennis; Reina, Michelle // MWorld;Winter2010, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p26 

    The article focuses on how leaders can rebuild trust in the wake of changing uncertain times. It provides various implications of the loss of trust in employees including loss of trust in self, in others, and of perspective. It determines several steps for restoring trust and thus finding the...

  • BEING AUTHENTIC! Khan, Sanghamitra // Human Factor;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p58 

    The article discusses the importance of authenticity in leadership. It states that leaders should have holistic personalities since leadership is all about people. It mentions that leading from the front, having confidence in people and creating trust in the team are the most important...

  • No going back to a culture of excess. Bones, Chris // Human Resources (09648380);Aug2009, p21 

    The author comments on trust and confidence in leadership. He states that confidence is built by demonstrating capability through prior performance while trust is based on a belief that whatever happens, the right decisions will be made. He also comments that many of the leaders still do not...

  • Courage Goes to Work. Treasurer, Bill // Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jun2009, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p14 

    The article explains the importance of courage in leadership particularly during an economic crisis. It states that courage helps leaders deal with hardships and economic insecurity, and confront challenges. It is explained that try courage is about facing mistakes and taking actions to address...

  • A NOTE ON LEADERSHIP, IGNATIAN STYLE. Barry, William A. // Human Development;Spring2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p45 

    The article provides information on Jesuit leadership styles or Ignatian leadership. Ignatian governance is based on the ingenuity and enterprise of the men wherein Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, wanted the Jesuits to be men who could be trusted. The trust that can provide...

  • Winning Streaks. Kanter, Rosabeth Moss // Leadership Excellence;May2006, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p3 

    Presents insights on the role of confidence in the success and failure of leaders in companies, organizations, and other groups. Behaviors in individuals working in cultures of confidence in organizations; Factors that motivate leaders to succeed; Tendency for leaders to project external...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics