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Leading for Success by Sarah Cook

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CHAPTER 4: LEADING THE BUSINESS

In this chapter I focus on:

•  How effective leaders develop a vision for their department.

•  How to set departmental objectives and strategy.

•  The importance of communicating clearly to team members the vision, goals and strategy.

People want to be guided by those they respect and who have a clear sense of direction. You can provide a sense of direction as a leader by conveying a strong vision of the future, setting clear objectives and a strategy to achieve the vision that is shared by all of your team.

According to a study by the global management consultancy Hay Group, trust and confidence in leadership is the single most reliable predictor of employee satisfaction in an organisation. They identified that ...

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