This is an emotive and difficult aspect of business in today’s tough conditions. Done well it can contribute a stable and highly successful organisation well into the future. Done poorly it can contribute to continued negative performance and an organisation characterised by a poisonous culture.
This academic paper was written for and presented at the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference in Auckland in 2009.
The purpose of this paper is to present a review of the literature relating to the leadership behaviours/competencies that differentiate highly successful business leaders from their average counterparts. It focuses on those high-level leadership behaviours/competencies that are deemed the key differentiating factors between high and mediocre performance.
Business Leadership Today – Strategic, Collaborative, Inspirational and Achievement orientated leadership
This series of four articles explores each of Schroder’s four quadrants of leadership. Specifically it reviews the value of each quadrant, what it looks like in the workplace and its ramifications.Part 4 - Achievement Leadership