Purpose – This paper seeks to discuss the need for transparency in leadership during tough financial times. Design/methodology/approach – This point‐of‐view is enhanced with related literature references from the business community. Findings – This point‐of‐view demonstrates the long‐term benefits to transparent behavior. Practical implications – The development of leadership skills related to transparency can lead to improved effectiveness as a leader. Originality/value – This article is reflective of the author's personal experiences in providing effective leadership during tough times.
The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 23, 2011
Keywords: Transparency; Leadership; Behaviour