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In Search of Growth Leaders

Abstract:  Most companies have managers who can turbocharge results. The trick is finding -- and nurturing -- them.  This article is the product of three years of interviews and testing – it is a look at the characteristics and strategies that distinguish growth leaders, as well as a guide to developing such managers in any company.


Published: Wall Street Journal, July 7, 2008

Authors: Sean D. Carr, Jeanne M. Liedtka, Roberts Rosen, Robert E. Wiltbank


Link: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121441083243003809.html



Mike Mata said:

This excellent full-page WSJ article captures how innovation very often occurs within an enterprise.  My personal experiences within the computer hardware and software industries fully align with the observations from this team of researchers.  I recommend reading this piece for any executive interested in “thought starter ideas” for how to develop additional change agents within their organization.

July 18, 2008 2:11 PM

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