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Listening leadership

Listening leadership

Coulson-Thomas, Colin (2014) Listening leadership. Effective Executive, XVII (3). pp. 11-18. ISSN 0972-5172

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The ability to listen and pick up signals enables one to assess levels of understanding, agreement and commitment. It can help one to identify potential allies and opponents. Those who are in transmit mode can miss telltale signs of encouragement or warning. Those who talk rather than listen may forgo useful advice and miss vital information. Two-way communication is required.

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Additional Information: This article puts the case for a different form of 'new leadership' and is based upon a special address by Dr Colin Coulson-Thomas that was delivered on Friday, 23rd May 2014 at the 24th World Congress on Total Quality and Leadership, an annual event that was held in 2014 at the Hotel Taj Vivanta, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership, Listening leadership, 'New' leadership, Purpose of leadership, Visioning, Leaders as role models, Responsible communication, Integrity, Fairness, Openness, Flexibility, Persistence, Decisiveness, Focus, Reinvention, Capitalism, Developing and supporting others, Leadership succession, Sustaining success, Recognition
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour
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