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5 Skills Every Workplace Leader Needs

5 SKILLS EVERY WORKPLACE LEADER NEEDS Every leader has to undergo a period of trial and error before he or she learns what will truly motivate employees and improve business. But familiarizing yourself with proven strategies of leadership can help you skip the errors and head straight for success. Learn about the 5 strategic leadership skills that can transform your business. EVALUATING THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT 60% >60% of CEOS say industry transformation is the #1 creator of uncertainty LESS THAN 52% 86% IN2 86% of companies that have strategic leadership development programs can respond rapidly to changes in the business environment Compared to 52% of companies whose leadership programs are less mature CEOS believe their organizations are prepared to deal with an increasingly complex business environment SKILLS YOÜ NEED Considering the dynamics of the business environment Identifying opportunities and threats in that environment MANAGING PROJECTS EFFECTIVELY CULTIVATING STRATEGIC THINKING & INNOVATION 64% Only 64% of projects met their original business goals in 2011 Only 26% of Millennials believe business leaders are effectively fostering innovation Yet 2 in 3 consider innovation a key factor in the attractiveness of an employer MANAGING FINANCES MAXIMIZING POTENTIAL SKILLS YOU NEED Budgeting Costing Resource allocation Project organizational structure Work breakdown Scheduling Human resources SKILLS YOU NEED Identifying limitations and mindsets that inhibit strategic thinking Developing a framework for creating strategic options 71% MANAGING QUALITY & RISK 71% of organizations utilize risk management as part of their projects and programs MANAGING CHANGE & UNCERTAINTY ANALYZING your company's capacity for change relative to its environment SKILLS FOSTERING strong organizational culture and trust YOU NEED 82% of people don't 65% of people would 73% trust that business leaders will tell the truth rather have a better boss than a salary increase QUICK DECISIONMAKING WHERE DOES CHANGE HAPPEN? of organizations use change management to drive their programs and projects In the global business environment The highest performing organizations are 54% more likely to respond to change by making rapid decisions In your organization SHAPING YOUR ORGANIZATION'S FUTURE 00000 DEVELOPING leadership within your company UNDERSTANDING the interaction between Only 1 out of 5 organizations encourage and reward creativity and new ideas SKILLS YOU NEED Governments Markets Organizations Only 36.1% of companies feel prepared to fill leadership role vacancies INTERPRETING economic conditions and crafting responsive strategies 78% of future business leaders believe innovation is necessary for business growth HTTP://ONLINE.NEC.EDU/STRATEGICLEADERSHIP SOURCES'strategicleadership/programoverview/

5 Skills Every Workplace Leader Needs

shared by mrchibolin on Aug 15
This infographic examines the special set of skills required to be a strategic leader, specifically in the workplace. As you probably know, these specific traits aren’t something acquired naturally�...


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