There are three skills necessary for effective leadership
Leadership is to manage organisations through periods of change or crisis
The leader is a vital component of the change process.
leaders need the skills to articulate and implement the change effectively, by ensuring that when change is introduced employees don’t become cynical and resist change.
For change to be successful and sustained, leaders need to focus on building relationships with employees and external stakeholders
-Positive and active attempts to encourage entrepreneurial spirit and risk-taking
-Breakdown of inter-functional barriers
-Emphasis on leadership and on people
-A client or customer focus
-A move from controlling to enabling processes
-Allow for open/honest communication between employees and managers.
-The purpose of change should be to become more socially responsible
-Consult with employees about change
-Consultative/participative management style