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Chloe Xu, Director, Australia
What sets the best leaders from the generic ones? After studying world-class leaders for over a decade, Finkelstein (2018) finds out the best leaders are often great teachers. They are particularly good at giving on-going personalised instructions to their direct reports. By contrast, other leaders only use more traditional employee management and development tools, such as formal introductions, regular catch-ups, performance reviews, and career planning. Finkelstein (2018) also believes that by following the rules of teaching setup by those best leaders, managers will do better in terms of employee management and development. Among others, what, when, and how to teach are three key points of teaching. WHAT TO TEACH The most relevant and useful lessons from the best leaders focus on three topics: professionalism, details of the business, and life lessons. - Professionalism: Ethics and professional conducts. - Details of the business: Extensive knowledge and experience ab (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Anthony Jackson, Professor, Korea (South)

What Makes the Best Leader?

I have to disagree with Finkelstein because I thin (...)

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