What good leaders do best

|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/03/2001

A study of 420 mid- to large-sized firms across North America, by Management Research Group (www.mrg.com), came up with the factors that characterize exceptional leadership. More than 350 CEOs and 755 vice-presidents participated. They completed self assessments and were also evaluated by their bosses, peers and direct reports.

Exceptional leaders in order of importance:

•analyze the future impact of their decisions and understand the impact of these decisions throughout the organization;