Fred Kiel, KRW International, focuses on the impact of leadership character on productivity and growth.
In his book Return on Character, Fred Kiel says leaders change organizations, and that it takes a ‘virtuoso’ leader to change an organization in the most positive way. Here too, he elaborates on how leadership character can drive workforce engagement and thereby growth.
The desire of every leader is to create a stable, healthy, and robust organization that is competitive, profitable, and rapidly growing. There are numerous new books and articles published each year that recommend a host of ways to accomplish this elusive goal.
An internet search of the best business books for 2017 provides an interesting collection of titles, and nearly all have one thing in common—a focus on tactics and skills for achieving business success. Rare is the book that identifies leadership character (who the leader is as a person) as an important factor in achieving success.
the who + what formula
Our seven-year research project examined the connection between the character reputation of the senior leadership team and business results and it revealed some startling facts.