Skills of Leaders of Learning Organizations?




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Kurt Moore, US

Skills of Leaders of Learning Organizations?

What skills or traits do leaders or managers need in a Learning Organization?
 

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Eric Beebe, USA
 

Leaders Skills in Learning Organizations

Effective leaders need many skills to be successful.
However, success starts with followers - the people who actually do the work of the organization. To me, this suggests "empathy" is one of the core/fundamental skills necessary to lead any organization - not just a learning one.

 
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Jagdish B Acharya
Consultant, India
 

Skills needed for Leaders of Learning Organizations

As suggested by Eric Beebe, empathy is one very important trait of good leaders. A good leader should not appear to be leading, he or she should appear to be expecting the best from his people. When we expect the best, which is achievable as per us from the people, people try to be that. And excellence develops.
Excellence in leadership is to get ordinary people to do extraordinary as a team. People must be stretched to bring their best but it should be human and not too analytical to be seen as a scheme. People do not like to be part of a scheme.

 
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Mohun Aujayeb
HR Consultant, Mauritius
 

Leadership Skills in Learning Organizations

It would be wrong to state a defined series of skills/traits. Leaders should be capable of managing ... Sign up

 
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Gerard Leigh, United Kingdom
 

Leaders Skills in Learning Organizations

As Eric says leaders need to have many skills but as a leader who is trying to build a learning orga... Sign up

 
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Gary Wong
Consultant, Canada
 

Culture is the Starting Point

@Gerard Leigh: Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg in their book "How Google Works" offer a differen... Sign up

 
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Gerard Leigh, United Kingdom
 

Culture is Always the Starting Point - and Everything in Between!!!

Hi Gary - I agree! Was it Drucker that said "culture eats strategy for breakfast"? The shared visio... Sign up

   

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