Based on a global survey of investment bankers, private equity
companies, and financial analysts, Deloitte's study
The Leadership Premium: How companies win the confidence of
investors puts a quantitative metric on the effectiveness of
leadership to help businesses understand the impact that leadership
can have on their performance and market value.
The report reveals that the quality of senior
leadership—including core capabilities as well as
personal qualities such as honesty and integrity—has a
direct, and measurable, impact on analysts' assessments of
whether companies have been successful and will be successful in
More than 50 percent of stock market analysts surveyed routinely
factor leadership into their valuations—and 80 percent
award a premium for particularly effective senior teams.
The report indicates that analysts look for three core
components when assessing an organisation's leadership
Strategic clarity – a clear vision of what the
organisation needs to achieve.
Successful execution – proven ability to meet
A culture of innovation – commitment to enterprise;
an environment for ideas.
In addition, analysts look for two attributes that support these
components: effective corporate governance and effective leadership
Strategic planning is crucial to profitable business growth, but companies typically realise only about 63% of their business strategy's potential financial value because of defects and breakdowns in strategic planning and implementation.
One of the greatest challenges facing employers today is finding and keeping good employees. This article describes some effective employee retention strategies that will help you retain good staff and develop a stable workforce.
Change management is a conscious leadership decision to reorganise and redeploy a company’s resources to new business realities. Change is crucial for a company’s survival, but many companies resist change until it’s forced upon them.
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