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Value based leadership

August 26, 2011

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In a world in which ruthless exploitation and competition, self serving behaviours and instability seem to be the norms, value based leadership holds a number of extraordinary promises that any sensible leader would dream of: self managing employees; lesser need for supervision and control; greater respect between people; increased enthusiasm and dedication to the task; […]

SML – how it all began

August 23, 2011

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Brian Bacon reflects on organizational change and recalls the genesis of the Self Managing Leadership Program “If you want to truly understand something – try to change it” ~ Kurt Lewis Most senior management make a similar assumption when initiating major changes in their organizational strategy, structure and culture: the assumption that the attitudes and behaviours […]

Leadership and Management by Stephen R. Covey

August 23, 2011

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Leadership and Management are two different things. Leadership is not management. Leadership has to come first. Management is a bottom-line focus: How can I best accomplish certain things? Leadership deals with the top line: What are the things I want to accomplish? In the words of both Peter Drucker and  Warren Bennis, “Management is doing things […]