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Global Leadership from A to Z: Creating High Commitment Organizations (2002)

Manfred Kets de Vries, Elizabeth Florent-Treacy

"Effective vs ineffective global leaders"

Many organisational stakeholders are deeply concerned about the kind of leadership that is required in global organisations. This article explores what leaders have to do to be effective. What roles do they have to play? What distinguishes an effective leader from an ineffective global leader?

It is hardly surprising that many organisational stakeholders are deeply concerned about the kind of leadership that is required in global organisations. They ask themselves what such leaders have to do to be effective. What roles do they have to play? What-if anything-distinguishes an effective leader from an effective global leader? How do (and should) the global leader and the global organization interface? What does excellence mean in a global organization, and by what criteria should it be judged? The authors tried to unearth some answers to these questions by looking at the results of a large number of consultations and research projects that they have conducted in global organisations.

 

Organizational Dynamics, 2002

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