What are the qualities that makes a good leader, and what makes a leader not so great? Not everybody has the ability to readily define what a good leader is, but sometimes, it’s not nearly as difficult to define what makes a bad one.
This is an important distinction because leadership is a vital management function that helps direct a business or organization to do better, be more efficient, and create a healthy workplace for its employees.
No matter what, understanding the role of leaders can help you contribute more meaningfully to the accomplishment of your company’s objectives.
Over on ACHR, James Leichter wrote a column where he discusses what he believes makes a great leader, what you should look for in one, and how to spot a bad one.