In a rapidly evolving business landscape, companies don’t just need managers who are strictly concerned with what’s happening right now — they need leaders who can think critically and look towards the future. Effective leaders have the will and ability to serve - the mission and the people who make it happen.
"The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant." -Max DePree
Leadership and Organizational Development (LOD) are fields that train the business leaders and organizational development professionals of tomorrow by focusing on contemporary theories in business leadership, organizational development and dynamics at a personal, interpersonal and organizational level.
We talked to Dr. Jim Begotka, Director of the Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development Program and Assistant Professor at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in order to learn more about this developing idea in the business landscape.
Here are three ideas he explored that explain why businesses today need leaders, not managers.
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