Inspiring and Motivating to Achieve Top Performance

| March 24, 2014

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After studying the difference between good and great leaders, it can be concluded that in the lion’s share of cases, great leaders do a few things well. The research also revealed that some competencies had a substantial impact on overall leadership effectiveness while others had almost none. From the research, Zenger Folkman generated Extraordinary Leader 360, a unique dataset that helps to understand some key leadership competencies for finance leaders. Leadership effectiveness data was gathered on 125 leaders who were considered potential candidates for the top job in the finance function. These candidates were from approximately 100 different Fortune 500 companies in diverse industries and locations While the majority of these leaders were located in North America, most of them represented global organizations. On average each leader gathered feedback from 11 respondents, including their manager, peers, direct reports and others, along with their own self-assessment.

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