Maverick* Research: Socially Centered Leadership


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Employee engagement and trust are key to company success. We test the hypothesis that "socially centered leadership" will have a positive impact on this and organizational success. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • *Maverick Research
    • The Challenge: How Can We Rebuild Trust and Engagement In Our Institutions?
    • Rebuilding Trust and Engagement With Socially Centered Leadership
      • Maverick Premise 1. Only Socially Centered Leaders Can Build Trust and Engender the Employee Engagement That Is Essential for Sustained Enterprise Success
      • Maverick Premise 2. The Failure of Academic Programs to Produce Socially Centered Leaders Creates a Critical Gap in IT Leaders' Skill Sets
  • Recommended Reading
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