In Chapter One, we described a number of situations that raise questions in the minds of leaders. Many of these come about because of changes that organizations face. Reductions in force, restructuring, changes in a boss, loss of a job, and new job opportunities all affect leaders. Many of these organizational changes result from external forces such as greater competition, loss of revenue, or other economic forces. All of these changes affect what leadership opportunities are available to you, the nature of the opportunities, the challenges they bring, the kind of leader you want to be, and what you can accomplish. These changes also influence how leaders are expected to act, be, ...

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