Leadership


Good leaders are continually working on, and studying to improve, their leadership skills. This technique explores what makes a good leader and covers the characteristics of good organisational leadership.

Technique Overview

Leadership

Leadership Definition

Leadership is characteristic of individuals demonstrating long-term and future-oriented perspectives, and who provide a vision for their followers that looks beyond their immediate surroundings (Navahandi, 2000).

Leadership Description *

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Business Evidence

Leadership Strengths *

Leadership Weaknesses *

Examples of Leadership *

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Business Application

Leadership Implementation *

Success Factors of Leadership *

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Professional Tools

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Further Reading

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Leadership References (4 of up to 20) *

  • Barker, R.A. (1997) How Can We Train Leaders if We Do Not Know What Leadership Is? Human Relations, Vol. 50(4), pp. 343-62.
  • Buchanan, D. and Huczynski, A. (2004) Organisational Behaviour: An Introductory Text. (5th Ed.) Prentice Hall, Essex, UK.
  • Burnes, B. (2009) Managing Change. (5th Ed.) Pearson Education, Essex, UK.
  • Burns, J.M. (1978) Leadership. Harper and Row, New York.

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