As our economy begins to recover, it seems that leadership skills are finally becoming one of the most critical success factors for organizations. Last Sunday, two articles on the front page of the New York Times Business section focused on leadership lessons at powerhouse companies Google and Starbucks.
Business reporter Adam Bryant wrote about Google’s Project Oxygen where technical experts are taught to be “better bosses.” It seems that Google has learned a good lesson. After analyzing a mountain of data and conducting hundreds of interviews with employees, Google came up with eight qualities that successful managers share. Continue reading “The Importance of a Diversified Leadership Approach” »