The Essence of Effective Leadership



This lecture examines the characteristics of charismatic and transformational leaders, the competencies, practices and roles that distinguish effective from ineffective leaders, and how executives can develop more effective leadership qualities. Discussion covers topics such as the corporate values that encourage and reinforce effective leadership in a global organisation and the implications of operating in a multi-cultural, global environment.

Learning Goals

  • Understand the essence of charismatic and transformational leadership
  • Identify core strengths of effective leaders
  • Identify dysfunctional behaviours of ineffective leaders
  • Learn about the different roles leaders play
  • Learn what it takes to lead adaptively in global organisations and in multi-cultural environments