In author Patrick Lencioni highlights the potential of organizational health vis-à-vis competitive advantage, as opposed to other disciplines such as marketing, strategy, and technology. In this exclusive with The Smart Manager, Dr Christian Marcolli focuses on the leadership aspect of organizational well-being—how high performance can be tied directly to how leadership communicates and why it is crucial for leaders to maintain their credibility.
mission and a strategy, shapes its own culture, and responds to changes in its market. That has everything to do with leadership. It takes a dynamic and inspiring leader to really ‘captain’ the ship. And it takes a cohesive leadership team to set the direction for the organization, and communicate that direction with clarity to the rest of the company. Leadership is also a matter of continuity of vision, making sure that direction is sustained over time, and that there is a structure to support it.