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Executive Advantage by Jacqui Grey

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Resilience under fire – Executive Gremlins are derailing your business

Anxiety at individual or organizational level always causes behaviour change. When people are under pressure you can’t predict their response. They have less optimistic business plans and lose the ability to dream big. Leaders speak the right words but don’t demonstrate it so people won’t follow – like the Enron philosophy, ‘Do whatever it takes’; leaders modelled this and look what happened.

SUBHA BARRY, EX CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER, MERRILL LYNCH

Why Executive Gremlins cause strategic change programmes to fail

In this chapter I show how leadership dilemmas and decisions, good and bad, make a difference in the face of the relentless pressure in organizations. I will show ...

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