Gower author Larry Reynolds (The Business Leader’s Guide to the Low-carbon Economy ) discusses how leading a team, department or organisation in the 21st Century is not the same as leading in the 20th Century, that new challenges require a new set of leadership qualities.
He says that “21st Century Leaders face three unprecedented challenges. The internet, mobile devices and new technology have created an interconnected world of well-informed customers, new business models and flexible working. The attitudes of the Generation Y society require leaders to find new ways to engage employees and customers. The new economic reality is continuing austerity, China dominated globalism and a low carbon economy.
The kind of qualities you need to lead in the 21st Century can be clustered into three groups:…”
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