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?
New Manager Barometer by Odgers Berndtson shows high approval ratings for the still young leaders...
By Paul Butterworth MNI, Global Head of the Maritime & Shipping Practice at Odgers Berndtson