Effective versus Strong Leadership

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Effective versus Strong Leadership
Nicholas Forrester, Student (MBA), Jamaica, Member
At the heart of every successful organisation or group is the driving force of effective leadership. "Everything rises and falls on leadership" (Maxwell, The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader, 1993). Weak leadership can wreck the soundest strategy and even an organisation itself.
A strong leader is one who approaches leadership with an attitude that assumes responsibility for group or organisational outcomes. This sense of responsibility ought to translate into positive leader behaviours that leverage the potential of the most essential asset of an organisation - people.
The effective leader understands and demonstrates that there is no one way that is the best way to influence people. And being aware of his responsibility he is willing to adapt to derive positive results for the group members, the organisation at large, and himself....Sign up

Humble Leadership is Better than Strong or Weak Leadership
robin umiom, Entrepreneur, Nigeria, Member
Strong leadership will lead to dictatorship particularly without strong and independent subordinates.
Weak leadership will lead to dictatorship w...Sign up

Effective Leadership
Kurai Chitima, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
Mediocrity does not produce exceptional results.
The ultimate tests of sound leadership are results, willing followers, and a rich legacy.
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The Presence of Effective Leadership
Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States, Premium Member
This area of leadership is interesting to the point where we might focus on the words we choose. For example; when we say, "strong leadership...", ...Sign up

Everything Rises and Falls with Leadership
abraham garshong
Effective leadership is a very important thing required in the family, organizations and national governments. Are there universal and timeless princi...Sign up

The influence of race and culture on effective leadership
Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States, Premium Member
@Abraham Garshong:
The influence of race and culture on effective leadership is an interesting inquisition.Sign up

Leaders should act as a Model of Necessary Behaviours
Sonia Joseph, Student (University), Antigua and Barbuda, Member
It is imperative that leadership be true to the vision of the organization. In order to be effective, a leader must know when and how to utilize the r...Sign up

Leadership must be based on the Ontology of the Leader
Amyas Mvunelo, Director, South Africa, Member
Effective leadership marshals every resource available to bring about results:
- the formative crucible,
- the personality and character, <...Sign up

Result Oriented Leadership Requires Humanity not Only Principles
O.O.Testimony Onifade, Director, Nigeria, Member
A leader needs to consider the condition of his followers and the context in which (s)he is leading. His adoption of principles for administration sho...Sign up

Leadership Effectiveness
Rajesh Sharma, Professor, Nepal, Member
Leadership effectiveness relies on the leaders' guts, vision and smartness. As far as leader behaviour is concerned I think Sign up

Effective Leadership in the Workplace
Elizabeth Manamela, Manager, South Africa, Member
I think what we see happening is that effective leaders are the ones who are a bully and autocratic, feared by subordinates and ruling by iron fist. T...Sign up

Effective Leadership in the Workplace
Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
@Elizabeth Manamela. The people you are talking about are not leaders; they are drivers. They generally do not have...Sign up

Effective Leadership???????????
Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States, Premium Member
@Ms. Manamela:. There are far too many of our worldly leaders of the profile you described. One of the challenges/p...Sign up

Leadership in Today's Age
Sushmita Tank, India, Member
With due respect to all your comments... in this age when we have internal & external customers, we cannot afford to have a boss. We require to have a...Sign up

Leadership Should be a Serving an Inverted Pyramid
Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States, Premium Member
@Sushmita Tank: Your comment struck a nerve with me. Yes a positive nerve.
Leadership should maintain a visual...Sign up

Leadership Should Be a Serving an Inverted Pyramid
Sushmita Tank, India, Member
I second your opinion Greg.
Maslow has said on his Hierarchy of Needs that the needs which are placed at the bottom of the Pyramid are basic and ...Sign up


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