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Leadership - Everything you always wanted to know about it but were afraid to ask

LEADERSHIP WHY IS EXCELLENT LEADERSHIP CRITICAL WHY DO LEADERS FAIL LOST SIGHT OF WHAT IS IMPORTANT 2.8 x BETTER FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE CONFUSION IN HIDDEN AMBIGUOUS COMMUNICATION EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT IT BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK 46 x BETTER CUSTOMER SATISFACTION FEAR OF FAILURE 86 DISCREPANCY BETWEEN VALUE AND BEHAVIOR 47 x MORE PRODUCTIVITY POOR SELF-MANAGEMENT ARE MALE THE HARD FACTS 14th DEVELOPMENT % ARE FEMALE 73% of leaders find formal training effective 15.7% premium is awarded to an effective leadership team in a company financial valuation THE AVERAGE LEADER* 68% of leaders find coaching effective 29.3% of leaders spend more time managing their people in high-performance workplaces 52 AVERAGE AGE OF WORKFORCE 47 63% of leaders find coaching effective in 18 months to 2 years of people say they left their job primarily AVERAGE AGE 39% OF LEADERS because of their leader at the time of managers have been asked to do something at work against their personal code 38% of companies think they are effective at developing their leaders 63% 9.85 YEAR FIRM TENURE Individual coaching can drag leaders from the bottom 10% to above average. Leading change and working globally are critical experiences in in developing leaders. *Executive Officers USA 2011 EMPLOYEES-LEADERSHIP GAP POSITIVE NEGATIVE LEADERSHIP DO'S AND DONT'S 44% OF LEADERS are unhappy with their employees' performance while employees say they would be 20-60% MORE PRODUCTIVE with great leaders of employees say their 14% leader sets clear expectations of leaders 60% damage employees' self-esteem TAKES TIME TO EXPLAIN RATIONALE FOR DECISIONS of employees say RECOGNIZES EMPLOYEES APPROPRIATELY 66% their leader of leaders only seldom 35% provides or never listen to work related issues LISTENS TO OPINIONS AND INVOLVES IN DECISIONS 24% OF EMPLOYEES prefer democratic leadership style, but only 15% OF LEADERS practice it. Only 4% OF EMPLOYEES like authoritative style, compared to 29% OF LEADERS who have this as their leadership style necessary support FORGETS TO DEVELOP OTHERS of workers feel of leaders are not 34% considered as effective in their jobs NEGLECTS COLLABORATION AND TEAMWORK O 48% inspired by a leader to do their best work NON-INSPIRATIONAL FOR OTHERS SOURCES Kelly Services 2012 Business in the Community 2013 Florida State University Study 2007 Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 University of Notre Dame 2011 ACRASIO Change Skillsoft 2011 Academy of Leadership & Management 2012

Leadership - Everything you always wanted to know about it but were afraid to ask

shared by acrasio on Jan 16
Leadership facts we all want to know, from what the average leader looks like in today's business world to the most positive and negative attributes found in leaders.






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