As I prepared the ideas in this book, I received a stream of responses. The most common and optimistic comment is essentially, “Studying leadership through investor expectations is a very good and breakthrough idea.”
I also got some questions and skepticism. I can respond to some of these directly with ideas and tools.
QUESTION: Where do I find leadership measures in the financial reporting data?
ANSWER: You won’t. Financial reporting data are often the outcomes of a host of management choices about investments in strategy, product, operations, and so forth. Leadership is another investment that should drive these financial results. The leadership capital index offers disciplined insights ...