Chapter 11 Strategic Leadership in Organizations

Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Understand what organizational processes determine a company’s performance.

  • Understand how top executives can influence organizational processes and performance.

  • Understand constraints on strategic leadership and conditions that make it more important.

  • Understand the potential advantages of executive teams and how to use them effectively.

  • Understand why it is important to monitor the external environment and how to do it.

  • Understand the procedures that can be used to formulate a good competitive strategy.

Much of the early leadership literature was concerned with supervisors or middle managers in organizations, ...

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