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Leadership, strategy and the environment

Leadership, strategy and the environment

Coulson-Thomas, Colin (2015) Leadership, strategy and the environment. Effective Executive, XVIII (3). pp. 7-18. ISSN 0972-5172

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In a democracy, if growth and development are not perceived as sustainable, mutually
beneficial to stakeholders, fair and inclusive, businesses and the market itself may face
much greater questioning and challenge. The benefits of greater government
intervention could be problematic given the skill, experience and other barriers to the
effective implementation of public policy. In contrast, innovative, responsible and
sustainable responses from business leaders could lead to less intervention, greater
reliance upon market mechanisms and closer and more productive public-private
collaboration as each better understands and appreciates the contribution of the

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is based upon a paper and speech prepared by Colin Coulson-Thomas for the 17th World Congress on Environment Management which was organised by the Institute of Directors (India) and held in New Delhi at the Hotel Le Meridien, on 10-11th July 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership, Strategy, Environment, Visioning, Collaboration, Role of Boards, Environmental challenges as business opportunities, Environment governance, Environmental strategy, Market based strategies, Monitoring external developments, Environment cities, Creative environments and innovation, Aesthetic and supportive environments, Inclusive environments and strategies.
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
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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