EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Slim, Field-Marshall The Viscount
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Similarities between industry and military affairs. The importance of leadership. Defining leadership. Courage, will-power and judgment as essential parts of leadership. Also, in a world rapidly changing, flexibility, mental flexibility becomes an important part of leadership, as does knowledge. The sixth quality of integrity and what that means. Three elements in the exercise of leadership: the commander, the subordinates, the communications system, and a discussion of each. The importance of remaining in the forefront technically. The need for long-range planning. Recognizing, selecting and training subordinate leaders. Implementing some of these techniques in industry. Taking the opportunities offered by change.