The Leadership Success Profile
Hire and promote first on the basis of integrity; second, motivation; third, capacity; fourth, understanding; fifth, knowledge; and last and least, experience. Without integrity, motivation is dangerous; without motivation, capacity is impotent; without capacity, understanding is limited; without understanding, knowledge is meaningless; without knowledge, experience is blind. Experience is easy to provide and quickly put to good use by people with all the other qualities.
The first few chapters of this book lay out the theory and practice that organizations can use to recognize and develop great leaders. It is a process that includes defining the success profile required for leadership positions (What ...