What makes a great business leader? Should leaders be assessed on financial performance only, or should ‘softer’ leadership attributes such as people skills be taken into account?
Should leaders aim to emulate the ruthless, take-no-prisoner management style of former General Electric CEO Jack Welch – who consistently delivered exceptional results – or should they aspire to the more holistic, ‘human’ style of leadership espoused by most business schools today?
Despite the case for more gender-diverse boards being made many times over, there is still some w...
Global executive search firm Odgers Berndtson partners with UK Hospitality, BT Sport and Elliotts.