Results based leadership

Results based leadership Purpose – This paper aims to identify the impact of vision on leadership and organizational success. Identify the questions you need to answer before you move your organization forward, explore the six key elements to effectively communicate your vision, review the conditions that can derail your organization. This paper is informed by Resource Associates Corporation and is modeled from a leadership seminar provided to member associates. Additionally, the paper is influenced by the book Fail Safe Leadership authored by Linda Martin and Dr David G. Mutchler. Design/methodology/approach – The paper examines the aspects of leadership, vision and organizational success. It discusses why creating a powerful vision is not enough, and how to get everyone focused on the right results. The paper offers a simple exercise that can transform your organization. Findings – The three most common mistakes organizations make: failure to clearly articulate a vision, failure to communicate the vision effectively, and the misalignment of goals and actions. This paper offers questions, analysis and activities to help the reader discover key strategies for overcoming the barriers to success, and achieving the vision of their organization. Research limitations/implications – The sources quoted are from the book Fail Safe Leadership authored by Linda Martin and Dr David G. Mutchler. Practical implications – The paper details key aspects of vision and organizational leadership. Originality/value – This paper gives a fresh perspective to the importance of vision, leadership and improving performance. It is of value to senior HR professionals and executive teams in companies concerned about aligning vision with action and achieving more effective organizational results. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Industrial and Commercial Training Emerald Publishing

Results based leadership

Industrial and Commercial Training, Volume 43 (3): 5 – Apr 19, 2011

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0019-7858
DOI
10.1108/00197851111123596
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to identify the impact of vision on leadership and organizational success. Identify the questions you need to answer before you move your organization forward, explore the six key elements to effectively communicate your vision, review the conditions that can derail your organization. This paper is informed by Resource Associates Corporation and is modeled from a leadership seminar provided to member associates. Additionally, the paper is influenced by the book Fail Safe Leadership authored by Linda Martin and Dr David G. Mutchler. Design/methodology/approach – The paper examines the aspects of leadership, vision and organizational success. It discusses why creating a powerful vision is not enough, and how to get everyone focused on the right results. The paper offers a simple exercise that can transform your organization. Findings – The three most common mistakes organizations make: failure to clearly articulate a vision, failure to communicate the vision effectively, and the misalignment of goals and actions. This paper offers questions, analysis and activities to help the reader discover key strategies for overcoming the barriers to success, and achieving the vision of their organization. Research limitations/implications – The sources quoted are from the book Fail Safe Leadership authored by Linda Martin and Dr David G. Mutchler. Practical implications – The paper details key aspects of vision and organizational leadership. Originality/value – This paper gives a fresh perspective to the importance of vision, leadership and improving performance. It is of value to senior HR professionals and executive teams in companies concerned about aligning vision with action and achieving more effective organizational results.

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Industrial and Commercial TrainingEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 19, 2011

Keywords: Leadership; Performance focus management; Critical success factors

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