Born to Command: Why Less is More

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 25 January 2010 Issues covered:

We have asked Williams Johnston, Commercial Director of the Great Place to Work® Institute in the UK, to set out his thoughts on why leadership style is so important to successful organisational performance.

Old-style imperial leadership is unlikely to deliver the best financial results or get the best out of the people who work for you, argues Williams.

Marnix Eikenboom, the Dutch-born general manager of Danone Ltd, the UK subsidiary of a world leader in dairy products and bottled water, is one of the new breed of business leaders whose company's performance is far outstripping that of its competitors.

What is exceptional about Eikenboom, who also coaches the local hockey team in Woking, is

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