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Leadership in Action: A Question of Leadership: What Important Leadership Competencies do Leaders Typically Overdo or Underdo in Times of Transition?

Book Description

Leaders must be tough enough to make difficult, bottom-line decisions that serve the overall needs of the organization. Being tough involves being decisive and unafraid to take a stand in the face of public opinion or strong resistance. However, leaders must also make such decisions with sensitivity to the impact and consequences for others in the organization. Failure to do so can erode loyalty and trust, as well as morale and motivation—at the very time when leaders need them most.