Leadership must not only set and communicate a clear vision; they must also shape and manage the acceptable ethical boundaries for those who must turn those intents into reality. Blaming employees for ethical failures is a further leadership failure and just wrong when leadership enables a "win at all costs" corporate culture.
If you think your Company Culture will just take care of itself, your missing the point. Nurturing and growing the right culture is critical to the future success. This article points out it allows your organization to anticipate, understand and respond to future customer requirements before they become requirements.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care...
The old "people first" corporate value remains today as one of the single most important factors determining success or failure for a company. If you fail to support your employees in the most fundamental ways, everything else you attempt will simply not be as effective.
In an interview with Demetri Argyropoulos, CEO of Avant Global, he shared these 7 things that most CEOs don't do with Chris Dessi. Sometimes even the most experienced leaders need to be reminded of basic tactics for success.
"Those who fail to plan, plan to fail" my first boss..
We all know the excuses, plans are obsolete the minute they are written.... but this article does a great job reminding us that strategic planning is not obsolete, it remains one of the fundamental differences between good and great.