The character of the most successful leaders
Traditional concept that leaders are those who always positive performance, the courage to speak, good orders, planning, often in the crowd in the most dominant position. However, not necessarily the case. Wharton management professor Adam Grant (Adam Grant) and two colleagues recently leadership and group dynamics on the latest published research on the most effective leaders are often outgoing and questioned the traditional assumption.
In fact, in certain circumstances, a leader within the leader than the more efficient outward, the key lies in the people they lead. Grant and the Harvard Business School Francesca? Gino (Francesca Gino) and the University of North Carolina Kenan - Flagler Business School's David? Hoffman (David Hofmann) co-authored the study presented this argument. The report of the upcoming American Management Association published, entitled "Challenges of export-oriented leadership: the role of staff initiative" (Reversing the Extraverted Leadership Advantage: The Role of Employee Proactivity).
The report pointed out that export-oriented style of leadership means being the center of attention: cheerful, resolute, bold, articulate and able to dominate. This will provide clear leadership and direction of the power structure. However, if these leaders managed the staff also has a good initiative and the courage to speak, it is possible to generate friction. If these employees and inward-looking leadership combine to be the path to success.
This is for anybody who wants to improve the leadership style of leaders and managers have some guidance in terms of significance. "Throughout the current leadership of the popular report, outgoing personality always be seen as consistent as a leader and effective leaders of the most important factor," Grant said: "But I think this view is not perfect. some cases, the inward-oriented leader is more effective than, traditional view is not involved in the field. "
In this context, Grant and his partner tried to some easy to track productivity and efficiency of operations team targeted the above issues were observed and analyzed. They selected for delivery pizza chain.
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