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Take a Look at Yourself in the Leadership Mirror: A new 360° leadership development instrument (2014)

Manfred Kets de Vries

"The GELM for measuring global executive leadership"

How we see ourselves is often very different from how we appear to others. Actions we believe reflect decisive or confident characteristics may come across as controlling or arrogant while attempts at openness may be perceived as being indecisive or weak. Understanding how supervisors, co-workers, direct reports and clients perceive us can give valuable insights into our leadership behavior and help us become more effective leaders, better able to embrace and adapt to change. The Global Executive Leadership Mirror (GELM) is a new 360° leadership assessment designed to measure specific leadership behaviors. It also includes additional life and leadership indicators to add further insight into a participant’s behavior: Task and Relationship Index, Life Stressors, Well-being Resources and Perceived Performance.

 

INSEAD Knowledge, 2014

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