Effective, flexible leadership in the 21st century
Not surprisingly, today's leaders must be more flexible, collaborative, and creative than before. The world is changing. Competition is emerging more rapidly. To stay ahead, you need to leverage the power of every individual. While many organizations understand how leadership is changing their cultures need to adapt to encourage these new leadership traits. To understand key leadership qualities, Skillsoft invited 1100 individuals from around the world to participate in a 21st Century Leadership Survey. The result? The survey revealed leadership attributes and capabilities that will create sustainable success and innovation in the future. The top 6 leadership characteristics for the 21st century include global perspective, forward-looking, relationship-builder, high integrity, collaborative and open-minded. This paper provides some techniques for developing a culture that fosters innovation and encourages 21st century leadership methods and mindsets.
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