"Good management cannot
compensate for a lack of vitality."
Fourtou, Chairman of Rhône-Poulenc
In the increasingly
turbulent and competitive environment firms face today, a
new type of "entrepreneurial" leader distinct from other behavioral
forms of managerial leadership is required.
is the primary force behind
Entrepreneurial leaders discover emerging business opportunities and empower employees
to act on the
vision. They execute through
inspiration and develop implementation capacity networks through a complex
web of aligned relationships...
established the principles of
Complex Organization: achieved
higher levels of performance by explicitly violating the
traditional management practices
reinvents the principles of management in response to
new economic realities. Responsibility and authority are
reinvented and made consistent.
Lessons from Jack Welch
Three Key Qualities
of New Business Leaders
To be bursting with energy
To be able to develop and implement a
To know and be able to spread enthusiasm like wildfire by firing up
the entire company
within their organization.
They supply a shared
people to achieve more than they may ever have dreamed possible.
They are able to articulate a shared vision in
a way that inspires others to act.
People do what they have to do for a
manager, they do their best for an inspirational leader...
Intelligence (CQ) – a new domain of
intelligence that has immense relevance
to the increasingly global and diverse workplace...
thinking, the ability to see things
holistically, including the many
different types or relationships between the many elements in a complex
system, characterizes many of the today's world's leading executives...
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is the psychology of excellence and
In new era of
employee empowerment and
creative teamwork, an increasing number of executives shift emphasis
classic control-based managerial practices to managing the web of
employee performance management in their organizations...
New Focus: Managing
5 Key Questions
Managers Must Provide Coherent Answers...
New Ways of Working with
New Approaches to
Working Within the
Winning Corporate Culture...
Relentless Growth Attitude...
The Fun Factor...
Five Manager's Mindsets...
Building Business Synergies...
Strategy Pyramid vs. Strategy Stretch...
Case in Point
Lessons from Jack Welch...
The Centerless Corporation, Bruce A.Pasternack and
Albert. J. Viscio
Building Tomorrow's Company, Philip Sadler
MegaChange, William F. Joyce
Growth, Christopher Meyer
Performance Management, Phil Baguley
Leading on the Edge off Chaos, Emmet C. Murphy and Mark A. Murphy
MegaChange, William E. Joyce
Welch and the GE Way, Robert Slater
The Welch Way, Jeffrey A. Krames
Jack Welch quoted in Washington Post, March 23, 1997
How To Motivate Every Employee, Anne Bruce
Management Challenges for the 21st Century,
Adapted from characterization used by GE Capital