LEADERSHIP – Training, hand-holding and coaching for top management
They also have to develop peripheral vision, where they are able to sense the threats and opportunities while they are still far away, on the periphery.
And of course, they have to question the status quo, not comply or adapt.
All aspects of strategic thinking.
Situational leadership helps in selecting a leadership style to suit the competence and commitment level of the subordinate, not your own.
They also must know all about the Ringlemann effect (social loafing) i.e. people with low accountability tend to pull lesser in a crowd.
Leaders need to learn the art of performance management – its design and its process. The ‘Tell and Sell’, ‘Tell and listen’ and the ‘Problem Solving’ variants of the performance interview offer enough flexibility.
Top leaders need to master the qualitative aspects as well as the quantitative aids to decision making.
Game theory – based on the science of strategic thinking – offers simple tips of decision making that can provide a huge competitive edge in business. With this, you can out-think and out-manoeuvre the competition. Aids to decision styles and strategies help further.