What will happen if past performance will no longer be the best single predictor of future performance? Will the weight of other predictors grow? Do we have alternatives? Or the quality of leadership will just deteriorate due to the misfits between people and roles and their consequences? If 2013 really was the tipping point for leadership, what's next?
Alex Gourlay, Executive Vice President, President of Customer Experience and Daily Living, Walgreens, believes that his strongest leadership trait is consistency and explains how to be consistent in the changing environment.
This book was important for me. I was working in Thailand at that moment. It was 1995, I think, when it was published. And there also was a workshop that I attended at that moment in Thailand with a Dutch-American author Fred Wiersema. I was very impressed by their approach. They find few models of disciplines, customer intimacy, operational excellence and product excellence, - Jeroen de Groot, Chief Operating Officer at Metro Group (AG)
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Core Competencies of Professional Leaders
Competencies of professional leaders are defined on the basis of structured behavioral interviews with real leaders. They answered questions about their strongest competencies and explained what and, most importantly, how they do it. We tried to underline the “how” component in the names of the competencies we have chosen as most frequently named by professional leaders.
Simulated Apprenticeship comprises 12 concepts of leadership. Our masters are adding a modern twist to leadership classics with their real life experience in emerging markets. We use modern social media tools to deliver their message.
Kendrick White, Managing Principal of Marchmont Capital Partners
Kendrick D. White, Managing Principal of Marchmont Capital Partners, has extensive venture capital fund management experience as well as corporate finance consulting and direct executive management experience, accumulated during his 17 years of full time work in Russia.