A Good Leader...

BoeingBoy

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"Fifty years ago, we had people who listened and followed the orders of their bosses," he says. "You weren't asked or expected to do anything more. You took orders from the person who controlled the information and you did what they told you to do."

Today is different. We want workers who think for themselves, make decisions, show us the best way to get jobs done. Information now flows freely, accessed by both the top executives of the company and those working for them. It gives us the chance to tap everyone's creativity for a better company.

Yet Simon thinks both leaders and their team members need to be accountable for the relationship they develop together.

Leaders need to inspire others, communicate a vision, help others develop, hold them accountable and constantly be a model of commitment and integrity.

Team members need to let their leaders know when they are not inspired or can't clearly read the vision. They need to accept responsibility for their continuing development, make certain the leader maintains vision and integrity and hold the leader accountable for the potential of the team.

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There is very little "real" leadership going on in American industry today . . . but managers have become experts at giving the "appearance" of leadership. However, only the stupid, extremely gullible, weak-willed believe the charade.

Responsibility?
Accountability?
Honesty?
Intelligence?
Strategic thought?

Not much going on in those areas among senior managers. Lot's of money being passed around among the senior manager elite, though. I guess that's what it's all about. Latest example . . . . . Mr. Siegel.
 

MrAeroMan

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Winglet said:
There is very little "real" leadership going on in American industry today . . . but managers have become experts at giving the "appearance" of leadership. However, only the stupid, extremely gullible, weak-willed believe the charade.

Responsibility?
Accountability?
Honesty?
Intelligence?
Strategic thought?

Not much going on in those areas among senior managers. Lot's of money being passed around among the senior manager elite, though. I guess that's what it's all about. Latest example . . . . . Mr. Siegel.
Of this list we haven't seen very much on the labor management side to prove they're doing any better than corporate America is.
 

basher

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MrAeroMan said:
Of this list we haven't seen very much on the labor management side to prove they're doing any better than corporate America is.
Thats because we're too busy paying for it.

$4,500,000 spilt between 30,000 employees is $ .07 an hour from everyone for one year.
 

MrAeroMan

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basher said:
Thats because we're too busy paying for it.

$4,500,000 spilt between 30,000 employees is $ .07 an hour from everyone for one year.
Based on the contents of that list NEITHER side has any bragging rights.