Tuesday, February 10, 2015
A good leader is always willing to do the dirty work.
Leadership is a diverse topic, and there is an enormous literature that surrounds it. Social media abounds with “insights”, to the extent that I have recently begun reflecting on what I have learnt about leading over the last 30 years in the work force. Not much seems to be new!!
One dominant theme in the social media is an attempt to describe good leadership. The following is an older contribution from Schmertz and Novak on the topic that seems to cover much of what is advocated in more contemporary contributions.
A good leader
See: Schmertz H and Novak W (1986) Goodbye to the low profile. The art of creative confrontation. London: Mercury Books