TITLE

Leader Agility

AUTHOR(S)
Cashman, Kevin
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2008, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the importance of learning agility to achieving successful leadership. He cites the role of agile learning in identifying and selecting any candidate. He relates how carmaker Toyota's agile resources and mindset in the 1990s helped the company succeed in hybrid technology investment. He elaborates on exercising agility in multiple contexts.
ACCESSION #
33565886

 

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