Leadership: Assessing Organizational Health

QAspire

Leadership in a business context is challenging because its effectiveness depends not just on a leader’s key traits but also on organizational decision making, competitive forces and constantly changing external situation. Leadership and Change: Build These Three Muscles.

How to Lead People Who Know More Than You Do!

Marshall Goldsmith

By Marshall Goldsmith, Alan Mulally & Sam Shriver / Training Industry Magazine Fall 2016. Fundamentally, the ever-increasing presence of the Knowledge Worker threatens to render our traditional assumptions about top-down leadership obsolete.

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7 Ways to Leverage Your Power at Work

Marshall Goldsmith

For more about the seven bases of power and how to leverage them, go to the Center for Leadership Studies website, situational.com.). Power is an interesting concept when leading and working within organizations. Power is not always just as it appears on the organizational chart!

One Quick Exercise for Planning Your Life

Marshall Goldsmith

In doing this exercise myself, I found that all of my heroes are generous teachers, like Buddha, Frances Hesselbein (former Girl Scout CEO), Alan Mulally (former Ford CEO), Peter Drucker (Father of Modern Management), and Paul Hersey (Co-creator of Situational Leadership®).

Why The Best Hospitals Are Managed by Doctors

Harvard Business Review

Doctors were once viewed as ill-prepared for leadership roles because their selection and training led them to become “heroic lone healers.” The emphasis on patient-centered care and efficiency in the delivery of clinical outcomes means that physicians are now being prepared for leadership. The Mayo Clinic is America’s best hospital, according to the 2016 US News and World Report (USNWR) ranking. Yet, great leadership also takes social skills.