Understand the most common pitfalls of people in leadership and how they can be avoided
“Research shows there are reliable predictors of leadership behaviour and if leadership characteristics are not present, certain skills can be learned.
Operators of small businesses (SMEs) face many challenges and their owners are frequently “too busy” to think much about leadership. However, using a consistent and appropriate leadership style is critical to business success. Professor Gayle Avery from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, shares lessons learned from two decades of observing SMEs in Germany, Asia and Australia.
By carefully considering the employees, context and business environment leaders can choose the appropriate leadership practices for their business. Gayle explains how to do this, drawing on examples from her extensive knowledge of small business.”